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Pinsot village
Pinsot village
Pinsot is located in France
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
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Vaussenat
 • Land1 24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Population2 175
 • Population2 density 7.3/km2 (19/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 south-eastern France.


  • 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 from where start many hiking trails into the Gleyzin mountain in the Belledonne massif.

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