|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes du Haut Grésivaudan|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Charles Bich|
|• Land1||16 km2 (6 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||38314 / 38530|
|Elevation||244–1,217 m (801–3,993 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.
||This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia. (December 2009)|
Pontcharra is the birth place of former Formula One driver René Arnoux (born 4 July 1948). Arnoux won seven Grands Prix from 149 starts and finished a career best third place in the 1983 Formula One season. Arnoux also won the 1977 European Formula 2 Championship.
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