Gières

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Gières
Grenoble-Universités train station
Grenoble-Universités train station
Coat of arms of Gières
Coat of arms
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 Grenoble Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Verri
Area1 6.93 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 6,201
 • Density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38179 / 38610
Elevation 205–660 m (673–2,165 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 910 —    
1806 1,039 +14.2%
1821 1,098 +5.7%
1831 1,153 +5.0%
1841 1,162 +0.8%
1851 1,185 +2.0%
1861 1,111 −6.2%
1872 1,163 +4.7%
1881 1,112 −4.4%
1891 1,133 +1.9%
1901 1,031 −9.0%
1911 1,078 +4.6%
1921 1,041 −3.4%
1931 1,287 +23.6%
1946 1,320 +2.6%
1954 1,624 +23.0%
1962 1,846 +13.7%
1968 2,801 +51.7%
1975 3,346 +19.5%
1982 4,005 +19.7%
1990 4,373 +9.2%
1999 6,127 +40.1%
2009 6,049 −1.3%
2011 6,201 +2.5%

Twin towns[edit]

Gières is twinned with:

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