Pinsot

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Pinsot
Pinsot nov 2007.JPG
Pinsot is located in France
Pinsot
Pinsot
Coordinates: 45°21′28″N 6°06′03″E / 45.3578°N 6.1008°E / 45.3578; 6.1008Coordinates: 45°21′28″N 6°06′03″E / 45.3578°N 6.1008°E / 45.3578; 6.1008
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Allevard
Intercommunality Pays du Grésivaudan
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Stéphane Vaussenat
Area1 24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 204
 • Density 8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38306 / 38580
Elevation 551–2,858 m (1,808–9,377 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.

Pinsot is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 817 —    
1806 950 +16.3%
1821 828 −12.8%
1831 1,039 +25.5%
1841 1,023 −1.5%
1851 982 −4.0%
1861 804 −18.1%
1872 793 −1.4%
1881 747 −5.8%
1891 661 −11.5%
1901 600 −9.2%
1911 431 −28.2%
1921 372 −13.7%
1931 333 −10.5%
1946 286 −14.1%
1954 212 −25.9%
1962 163 −23.1%
1968 147 −9.8%
1975 129 −12.2%
1982 140 +8.5%
1990 145 +3.6%
1999 139 −4.1%
2006 180 +29.5%
2011 204 +13.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The Iron Route of Pinsot (Le Sentier du Fer de Pinsot) is a forest trail leading visitors to discover the old mining industry of the town. Historic sites such as minors houses, disaffected mines and cinders can be seen.
  • Le Cohard is a hamlet which is the starting point for many hiking trails into the Gleyzin mountain in the Belledonne massif.

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