Tullins

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Tullins
The church of Saint-Laurent-des-Prés
The church of Saint-Laurent-des-Prés
Tullins is located in France
Tullins
Tullins
Coordinates: 45°17′54″N 5°29′01″E / 45.2983°N 5.4836°E / 45.2983; 5.4836Coordinates: 45°17′54″N 5°29′01″E / 45.2983°N 5.4836°E / 45.2983; 5.4836
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Tullins
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Pays Voironnais
Government
 • Mayor (2009–2016) Maurice Marron
Area
 • Land1 28.79 km2 (11.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 7,539
 • Population2 density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38517 / 38210
Elevation 179–784 m (587–2,572 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

Tullins is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The agglomeration of Tullins is situated in forested foothills that flank Chambaran Plateau. At its foot lies the alluvial plain of the Isère, which is the agricultural and rural part of the area. The town is washed by the Fure and bordered by the Isère.
It is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) from Vinay and Voiron Template:Unit to from Grand Lemps Template:Unit to from International airport Grenoble-Isère Template:Unit to from Saint-Marcellin Template:Unit to from La Côte-Saint-André Template:Unit and from Grenoble. The city is served by the Station Tullins-Fures on line Grenoble to Valencia City and the A49 which can be accessed 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the city center.

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