Gières

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Gières
La gare de Grenoble-Universités
La gare de Grenoble-Universités
Gières is located in France
Gières
Gières
Coordinates: 45°10′58″N 5°47′33″E / 45.1828°N 5.7925°E / 45.1828; 5.7925Coordinates: 45°10′58″N 5°47′33″E / 45.1828°N 5.7925°E / 45.1828; 5.7925
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Eybens
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Grenoble Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Issindou
Area
 • Land1 6.93 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 6,211
 • Population2 density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38179 / 38610
Elevation 205–660 m (673–2,165 ft)
Website Ville-gieres.fr

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.

Gières is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France.

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