La Forteresse

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This article is about the commune in France. For the Canadian film, see La Forteresse (film).
La Forteresse
La Forteresse is located in France
La Forteresse
La Forteresse
Coordinates: 45°17′44″N 5°24′15″E / 45.2956°N 5.4042°E / 45.2956; 5.4042Coordinates: 45°17′44″N 5°24′15″E / 45.2956°N 5.4042°E / 45.2956; 5.4042
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
Intercommunality Bièvre Toutes Aures
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Evelyne Collet
Area
 • Land1 9.22 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Population2 308
 • Population2 density 33/km2 (87/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38171 / 38590
Elevation 503–773 m (1,650–2,536 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.

La Forteresse is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

La Forteresse is located in the valley of Rival, and is about 550 meters away from Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs.

History[edit]

La Forteresse belonged until 1929 to the canton of Tullins]. Then, on 17 December 1929, it was attached to the canton of Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs. [1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 380 —    
1806 438 +15.3%
1821 450 +2.7%
1831 486 +8.0%
1841 481 −1.0%
1851 493 +2.5%
1861 448 −9.1%
1872 427 −4.7%
1881 457 +7.0%
1891 395 −13.6%
1901 354 −10.4%
1911 323 −8.8%
1921 281 −13.0%
1931 279 −0.7%
1946 295 +5.7%
1962 277 −6.1%
1968 262 −5.4%
1975 250 −4.6%
1982 245 −2.0%
1990 251 +2.4%
1999 235 −6.4%
2007 291 +23.8%
2011 308 +5.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bulletin of Acts of the French Republic" (in French). Gallica. 17 December 1929.