Place:Nantua, Ain, France

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NameNantua
TypeCommune
Coordinates46.15°N 5.6°E
Located inAin, France
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Nantua is a commune and subprefecture in the Ain department in eastern France. The usual demonym for its inhabitants is Nantuatien(ne); however, they are also sometimes called Catholards, after a needle used by leatherworkers. Indeed, Nantua has long been a town of tanners and shoemakers.

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