La Verpillière

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La Verpillière
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of La Verpillière
Coat of arms
La Verpillière is located in France
La Verpillière
La Verpillière
Coordinates: 45°38′16″N 5°08′37″E / 45.6378°N 5.1436°E / 45.6378; 5.1436Coordinates: 45°38′16″N 5°08′37″E / 45.6378°N 5.1436°E / 45.6378; 5.1436
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement La Tour-du-Pin
Canton Verpillière
Intercommunality Porte de l'Isère
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Patrick Margier
Area1 6.64 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 6,528
 • Density 980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38537 / 38290
Elevation 205–305 m (673–1,001 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 Verpillière is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The Bourbre flows northwest through the northern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 559 —    
1806 647 +15.7%
1821 775 +19.8%
1831 1,062 +37.0%
1841 1,186 +11.7%
1851 1,220 +2.9%
1861 1,229 +0.7%
1872 1,243 +1.1%
1881 1,210 −2.7%
1891 1,215 +0.4%
1901 1,328 +9.3%
1911 1,307 −1.6%
1921 1,424 +9.0%
1931 1,523 +7.0%
1946 1,381 −9.3%
1954 1,494 +8.2%
1962 1,795 +20.1%
1968 2,424 +35.0%
1975 3,285 +35.5%
1982 5,400 +64.4%
1990 5,595 +3.6%
1999 5,691 +1.7%
2006 5,982 +5.1%
2012 6,528 +9.1%

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