|Community association||Côtière à Montluel|
|surface||40.11 km 2|
|Residents||6,964 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||174 inhabitants / km 2|
Montluel is a French commune with 6964 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region . It belongs to the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse and the canton of Meximieux . As a member of the communal association Communauté de communes de la Côtière à Montluel , it is also its administrative seat.
The municipality of Montluel is located on the Sereine , about 15 kilometers northeast of Lyon in the Côtière landscape , which merges into the Dombes in the north and is bordered by the Rhône in the south . The settlement area of Montluel merges seamlessly with that of the municipality of Dagneux in the east, and with the area of the municipality of La Boisse in the southwest . This settlement axis has developed rapidly since the 1960s due to its proximity to Lyon and the A 42 - A 432 motorway junction and the settlement of many companies.
Neighboring municipalities of Montluel are Birieux , Le Montellier and Sainte-Croix in the north, Pizay in the northeast, Dagneux in the east, La Boisse in the southwest and Tramoyes , Mionnay , Saint-André-de-Corcy and Saint-Marcel in the northwest.
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