Beaurepaire, Isère

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Beaurepaire
Beaurepaire is located in France
Beaurepaire
Beaurepaire
Coordinates: 45°20′21″N 5°03′19″E / 45.3392°N 5.0553°E / 45.3392; 5.0553Coordinates: 45°20′21″N 5°03′19″E / 45.3392°N 5.0553°E / 45.3392; 5.0553
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Vienne
Canton Beaurepaire
Intercommunality Territoire de Beaurepaire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Mignot
Area
 • Land1 18.46 km2 (7.13 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 4,611
 • Population2 density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38034 / 38270
Elevation 225–315 m (738–1,033 ft)
(avg. 258 m or 846 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.

Beaurepaire is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,132 —    
1968 3,583 +14.4%
1975 3,666 +2.3%
1982 3,793 +3.5%
1990 3,735 −1.5%
1999 3,839 +2.8%
2006 4,412 +14.9%
2009 4,611 +4.5%

History[edit]

Beaurepaire was the first town in France to be fitted with electric lanterns.

Sports[edit]

It is well known to rugby enthusiasts for its first division team, and its affiliation with ex-internationals Marc Cécillon and Olivier Milloud.

Amenities[edit]

Beaurepaire has a cinema and a stadium, as well as a train station (which has been in disuse since at least the early 2000s (decade) ).

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