Saint-Georges-de-Commiers

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Saint-Georges-de-Commiers
Saint-Georges-de-Commiers is located in France
Saint-Georges-de-Commiers
Saint-Georges-de-Commiers
Coordinates: 45°01′23″N 5°43′44″E / 45.0230°N 05.7290°E / 45.0230; 05.7290Coordinates: 45°01′23″N 5°43′44″E / 45.0230°N 05.7290°E / 45.0230; 05.7290
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Vizille
Intercommunality Sud Grenoblois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Norbert Grimoud
Area
 • Land1 14.62 km2 (5.64 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,887
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38388 / 38450
Elevation 286–1,370 m (938–4,495 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

Saint-Georges-de-Commiers is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France. Situated 20 South of Grenoble, it spans 1462 hectares, with a minimum altitude of 286m and a maximum altitude of 1,370 metres (4,490 ft). Saint Georges de Commiers has a total population of 2101 inhabitants. Saint Georgeois citizens are named les Saint Georgeoises.


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Saint-Georges Church[edit]

This small primitive Roman style church was donated by Saint Hugues aux Chanoines d'Oulx in 1080. Its original aspects have endured the test of time. The arched porche has been preserved, as has the squared bell tower, which has two arched windows, adn is capped with a tall spire. It was classified as a Historical Monument in 1908.

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