Saint-Laurent-du-Pont

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Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont eglise Saint-Bruno.JPG
Coat of arms of Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Coat of arms
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont is located in France
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Coordinates: 45°23′05″N 5°44′06″E / 45.3847°N 5.735°E / 45.3847; 5.735Coordinates: 45°23′05″N 5°44′06″E / 45.3847°N 5.735°E / 45.3847; 5.735
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Intercommunality Chartreuse Guiers
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Louis Monin
Area1 35.20 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 4,512
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38412 / 38380
Elevation 379–1,735 m (1,243–5,692 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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-Laurent-du-Pont is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. It was the site of the Club Cinq-Sept fire, which killed 146, in 1970.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,159 —    
1806 2,325 +7.7%
1821 2,844 +22.3%
1831 3,156 +11.0%
1841 1,734 −45.1%
1851 1,858 +7.2%
1861 1,761 −5.2%
1872 1,808 +2.7%
1881 2,447 +35.3%
1891 2,444 −0.1%
1901 2,842 +16.3%
1911 2,773 −2.4%
1921 2,498 −9.9%
1931 2,747 +10.0%
1946 2,825 +2.8%
1954 3,047 +7.9%
1962 3,305 +8.5%
1968 13,761 +316.4%
1975 3,709 −73.0%
1982 4,125 +11.2%
1990 4,061 −1.6%
1999 4,222 +4.0%
2006 4,489 +6.3%
2011 4,512 +0.5%

Economy[edit]

There's a large cement works at Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, unusually inside a national park.

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Saint-Laurent-du-Pont is twinned with:

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