Pierre-Châtel

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Pierre-Châtel
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Coat of arms of Pierre-Châtel
Coat of arms
Pierre-Châtel is located in France
Pierre-Châtel
Pierre-Châtel
Coordinates: 44°57′28″N 5°46′35″E / 44.9578°N 5.7764°E / 44.9578; 5.7764Coordinates: 44°57′28″N 5°46′35″E / 44.9578°N 5.7764°E / 44.9578; 5.7764
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton La Mure
Intercommunality La Matheysine
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Alain Villard
Area1 11 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 1,398
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38304 / 38119
Elevation 888–1,424 m (2,913–4,672 ft)
(avg. 916 m or 3,005 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.

Pierre-Châtel is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

Lac de Pierre-Châtel and the Pierre Percée are located in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 578 —    
1806 678 +17.3%
1821 846 +24.8%
1831 1,059 +25.2%
1841 1,112 +5.0%
1851 1,144 +2.9%
1861 1,148 +0.3%
1872 1,160 +1.0%
1881 1,087 −6.3%
1891 1,135 +4.4%
1901 1,293 +13.9%
1911 1,391 +7.6%
1921 1,156 −16.9%
1931 1,259 +8.9%
1946 1,212 −3.7%
1954 1,217 +0.4%
1962 1,601 +31.6%
1968 1,527 −4.6%
1975 1,224 −19.8%
1982 1,218 −0.5%
1990 1,226 +0.7%
1999 1,202 −2.0%
2006 1,230 +2.3%
2011 1,398 +13.7%

Personalities[edit]

Peter II of Savoy and Boniface I of Challant died in Pierre-Châtel, respectively in 1268 and 1426.

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