Rives, Isère

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The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Rives
Coat of arms
Rives is located in France
Coordinates: 45°21′06″N 5°30′11″E / 45.3517°N 5.5031°E / 45.3517; 5.5031Coordinates: 45°21′06″N 5°30′11″E / 45.3517°N 5.5031°E / 45.3517; 5.5031
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Rives
Intercommunality Pays Voironnais
 • Mayor Alain Dezempte
 • Land1 10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 5,620
 • Population2 density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38337 / 38140
Elevation 314–469 m (1,030–1,539 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.

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


By road: By motorway (A48) or the Départemental Road, the D1085, between Lyon and Grenoble

By train: The TER Lyon Perrache/Saint André le Gaz/Grenoble line. Rives station is a terminus for some TER suburban trains of the Grenoble Metro

By plane: Saint Étienne de Saint Geoirs' airport (code GNB) is 15 kilometres away from Rives (20 minutes by car.)


Pays Voironnais network[edit]

  • The bus line n°10 goes from the railstation to the down-town (route de la Liampre)
  • The bus line J stops at Rives
  • Some buses of the line M stops at Rives

Transisère network[edit]

  • The bus line 7300 (Beaurepaire-Grenoble) stops at the station "Rives le plan".
  • Some buses of the line 2900 (Vienne-Grenoble) stops at the station "Rives le plan".


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
3902 4589 5007 5115 5403 5620
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting
The church of Rives.

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

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