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Montluel Coat of Arms
Montluel (France)
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Meximieux
Community association Côtière à Montluel
Coordinates 45 ° 51 '  N , 5 ° 3'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 51 '  N , 5 ° 3'  E
height 192-312 m
surface 40.11 km 2
Residents 6,964 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 174 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 01120
INSEE code

Place Colbert

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.

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2011 2016
Residents 2785 3442 4604 5450 5954 6456 6478 7112 7005

Architectural monuments

See: List of Monuments historiques in Montluel

Community partnerships

There is a community partnership with Ostfildern .

Web links

Commons : Montluel  - collection of images, videos and audio files