Place:Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey, Ain, France

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NameSaint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Alt namesSaint Rambert-en-Bugeysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCommune
Coordinates45.95°N 5.433°E
Located inAin, France
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

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The commune takes its name from St Rambert (or Ragnebert) who was assassinated here in the 7th century. The site soon became popular for pilgrimage and an influential abbey was built in the town.

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