Arandon

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Arandon
Arandon is located in France
Arandon
Arandon
Coordinates: 45°42′42″N 5°25′48″E / 45.7117°N 5.43°E / 45.7117; 5.43Coordinates: 45°42′42″N 5°25′48″E / 45.7117°N 5.43°E / 45.7117; 5.43
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement La Tour-du-Pin
Canton Morestel
Intercommunality Pays des Couleurs
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Veyret
Area
 • Land1 12.22 km2 (4.72 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 557
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38014 / 38510
Elevation 212–292 m (696–958 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Arandon is a commune in the Isère department in the Rhône-Alpes region of southeastern France.

History[edit]

During World War II, the town was the site of a French internment camp holding both French and foreign Jews as well as non-French internees.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 422 —    
1968 388 −8.1%
1975 426 +9.8%
1982 391 −8.2%
1990 398 +1.8%
1999 405 +1.8%
2009 557 +37.5%

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