Bourg-en-Bresse is a commune in eastern France, capital of the Ain department, and the capital of the ancient province of Bresse. It is located 70 km (43 mi) north-northeast of Lyon. The inhabitants of Bourg-en-Bresse are known as Burgiens. Country France Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Department Ain Government  Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-François Debat Area1 23.99 km2 (9.26 sq mi) Population (2017-01-01) 41,527 Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST) Economy  Bourg-en-Bresse benefits from a privileged location […]