La Salette-Fallavaux

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La Salette-Fallavaux
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La Salette-Fallavaux is located in France
La Salette-Fallavaux
La Salette-Fallavaux
Coordinates: 44°50′28″N 5°58′33″E / 44.8411°N 5.9758°E / 44.8411; 5.9758Coordinates: 44°50′28″N 5°58′33″E / 44.8411°N 5.9758°E / 44.8411; 5.9758
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Corps
Intercommunality Pays de Corps
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gilda Perrin
Area1 22 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 74
 • Density 3.4/km2 (8.7/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38469 / 38970
Elevation 983–2,402 m (3,225–7,881 ft)
(avg. 1,140 m or 3,740 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 Salette-Fallavaux is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. The sanctuary of Our Lady of La Salette in the mountains above the village, devoted to a Marian apparition in 1846, is a well-known pilgrimage site.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 324 —    
1806 439 +35.5%
1821 415 −5.5%
1831 448 +8.0%
1841 689 +53.8%
1851 714 +3.6%
1861 715 +0.1%
1872 686 −4.1%
1881 668 −2.6%
1891 590 −11.7%
1901 507 −14.1%
1911 446 −12.0%
1921 353 −20.9%
1931 276 −21.8%
1946 238 −13.8%
1954 207 −13.0%
1962 150 −27.5%
1968 107 −28.7%
1975 79 −26.2%
1982 88 +11.4%
1990 86 −2.3%
1999 76 −11.6%
2006 70 −7.9%
2011 74 +5.7%

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