Chirens

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Chirens
Clermont P1160378.JPG
Chirens is located in France
Chirens
Chirens
Coordinates: 45°24′50″N 5°33′21″E / 45.4139°N 05.5558°E / 45.4139; 05.5558Coordinates: 45°24′50″N 5°33′21″E / 45.4139°N 05.5558°E / 45.4139; 05.5558
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Voiron
Intercommunality Pays voironnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Dos Dantos
Area
 • Land1 17.53 km2 (6.77 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,089
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38105 / 38850
Elevation 441–876 m (1,447–2,874 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.

Chirens is a commune in the Isère département in southeastern France.

Above the hamlet of Clermont stands the Tour de Clermont, the only remains of the former castle of the Counts of Clermont-Tonnerre.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,510 —    
1800 1,653 +9.5%
1821 1,939 +17.3%
1831 2,009 +3.6%
1841 2,022 +0.6%
1851 1,826 −9.7%
1861 1,711 −6.3%
1872 1,665 −2.7%
1881 1,550 −6.9%
1891 1,205 −22.3%
1901 1,085 −10.0%
1911 1,078 −0.6%
1921 978 −9.3%
1931 889 −9.1%
1946 823 −7.4%
1965 805 −2.2%
1962 801 −0.5%
1968 764 −4.6%
1975 1,002 +31.2%
1982 1,463 +46.0%
1990 1,806 +23.4%
1999 1,889 +4.6%
2011 2,304 +22.0%

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