Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte

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Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Saint Nizier du Moucherotte (Eglise).JPG
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte is located in France
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Coordinates: 45°10′19″N 5°37′52″E / 45.1719°N 5.6311°E / 45.1719; 5.6311Coordinates: 45°10′19″N 5°37′52″E / 45.1719°N 5.6311°E / 45.1719; 5.6311
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Villard-de-Lans
Intercommunality Massif du Vercors
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Franck Girard-Carrabin
Area1 11 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 1,058
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38433 / 38250
Elevation 863–1,897 m (2,831–6,224 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-Nizier-du-Moucherotte is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1931 223 —    
1946 171 −23.3%
1954 225 +31.6%
1962 192 −14.7%
1968 207 +7.8%
1975 277 +33.8%
1982 484 +74.7%
1990 575 +18.8%
1999 805 +40.0%
2006 964 +19.8%
2011 1,058 +9.8%

1968 Winter Olympics[edit]

The commune hosted the ski jumping individual large hill event for the 1968 Winter Olympics held in neighboring Grenoble, which was on the Le Moucherotte. Its hill had a calculation or K-point of 90 meters and was constructed between July 1966 and January 1967. During training, the longest jump reached was 112 meters. Final construction continued throughout the summer of 1967. During the 1968 Games, it seated 50,000 spectators.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1968 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 95-8. (English) & (French)