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La Mure town hall
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Fabrice Marchiol|
|• Land1||8 km2 (3 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||38269 / 38350|
|Elevation||720–1,204 m (2,362–3,950 ft)
(avg. 886 m or 2,907 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.
- The Chemin de fer de la Mure is a small touristic train using a railway initially built for the transportation of coal between Saint-Georges-de-Commiers and La Mure. The line was inaugurated on 24 July 1888.
- The Arboretum de Combe Noire is a nearby arboretum created by teachers and staff
- Saint Pierre-Julien Eymard, Roman Catholic priest founder of Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament and canonized in 1962, is born in la Mure on 4 February 1811.
Twin towns – Sister cities
La Mure is twinned with:
- Marktredwitz, Germany
- La Mure official site in French
- Site of the plateau matheysin in French
- Site of the La Mure train and railway
- La Mure official tourism office in French
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