Saint-Laurent-du-Pont

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Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont eglise Saint-Bruno.JPG
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 (2001–2008) Jean-Louis Monin
Area
 • Land1 35.20 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 4,300
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (320/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 south-eastern France. It was the site of the Club Cinq-Sept fire, which killed 146, in 1970.

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

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