Saint-Martin-d'Hères

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Saint-Martin-d'Hères
Église St-Martin de Saint-Martin-d'Hères.JPG
Coat of arms of Saint-Martin-d'Hères
Coat of arms
Saint-Martin-d'Hères is located in France
Saint-Martin-d'Hères
Saint-Martin-d'Hères
Coordinates: 45°10′02″N 5°45′55″E / 45.1672°N 5.7653°E / 45.1672; 5.7653Coordinates: 45°10′02″N 5°45′55″E / 45.1672°N 5.7653°E / 45.1672; 5.7653
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Saint-Martin-d’Hères-Nord, Saint-Martin-d’Hères-Sud
Intercommunality Grenoble Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) David Queiros
Area1 9.26 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 37,126
 • Density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38421 / 38400
Elevation 206–610 m (676–2,001 ft)
(avg. 234 m or 768 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-Martin-d'Hères is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

It is the largest suburb of the city of Grenoble and is adjacent to it on the east.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 618 —    
1806 616 −0.3%
1821 760 +23.4%
1831 726 −4.5%
1841 1,107 +52.5%
1851 1,040 −6.1%
1861 1,066 +2.5%
1872 1,325 +24.3%
1881 1,546 +16.7%
1891 1,641 +6.1%
1901 1,776 +8.2%
1911 1,988 +11.9%
1921 2,508 +26.2%
1931 4,656 +85.6%
1946 5,944 +27.7%
1954 6,839 +15.1%
1962 14,453 +111.3%
1968 33,605 +132.5%
1975 38,052 +13.2%
1982 35,188 −7.5%
1990 34,341 −2.4%
1999 35,777 +4.2%
2006 35,217 −1.6%
2011 37,126 +5.4%

Education

It is the home of the Université Stendhal, a center of higher education in the region. The university features the Centre universitaire d'études françaises (CUEF). The CUEF offers second language instruction in French, and attracts students from a variety of foreign countries. Several universities in the United States sponsor study-abroad programs affiliated with the CUEF.

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