Morestel

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For the wine grape, see Morestel (grape).
Morestel
Morestel 2 - Isère.JPG
Coat of arms of Morestel
Coat of arms
Morestel is located in France
Morestel
Morestel
Coordinates: 45°40′43″N 5°28′15″E / 45.6786°N 5.4708°E / 45.6786; 5.4708Coordinates: 45°40′43″N 5°28′15″E / 45.6786°N 5.4708°E / 45.6786; 5.4708
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement La Tour-du-Pin
Canton Morestel
Intercommunality Pays des Couleurs
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christian Rival
Area1 8.03 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 4,256
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38261 / 38510
Elevation 205–319 m (673–1,047 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.

Morestel is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Morestel is situated on the old National Highway 75, now RD 1075, between Bourg-en-Bresse and Grenoble.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 875 —    
1806 936 +7.0%
1821 1,080 +15.4%
1831 1,326 +22.8%
1841 1,390 +4.8%
1851 1,437 +3.4%
1861 1,358 −5.5%
1872 1,296 −4.6%
1881 1,234 −4.8%
1891 1,446 +17.2%
1901 1,331 −8.0%
1911 1,405 +5.6%
1921 1,323 −5.8%
1931 1,270 −4.0%
1946 1,285 +1.2%
1954 1,286 +0.1%
1962 1,455 +13.1%
1968 1,782 +22.5%
1975 2,308 +29.5%
1982 2,738 +18.6%
1990 2,972 +8.5%
1999 3,034 +2.1%
2006 3,841 +26.6%
2011 4,256 +10.8%

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