Tullins

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Tullins
Église Saint-Laurent-des-Prés de Tullins.JPG
Coat of arms of Tullins
Coat of arms
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 Pays Voironnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2021) Jean-Yves Dherbeys
Area1 28.79 km2 (11.12 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 7,638
 • Density 270/km2 (690/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 southeastern 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 traversed by the Fure and bordered by the Isère.

It is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) from Vinay and Voiron, 17 kilometres (11 mi) from Le Grand-Lemps, 19 kilometres (12 mi) from Grenoble-Isère International Airport, 23 kilometres (14 mi) from Saint-Marcellin, 26 kilometres (16 mi) from La Côte-Saint-André, and 29 kilometres (18 mi) from Grenoble. The city is served by the Tullins-Fures train station on Grenoble line and the A49 autoroute, which can be accessed 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the city center.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 3,500 —    
1806 3,819 +9.1%
1821 3,765 −1.4%
1831 3,807 +1.1%
1846 4,920 +29.2%
1851 4,618 −6.1%
1861 4,523 −2.1%
1872 4,834 +6.9%
1881 4,740 −1.9%
1891 4,701 −0.8%
1901 4,541 −3.4%
1911 4,578 +0.8%
1921 4,114 −10.1%
1931 4,465 +8.5%
1946 4,235 −5.2%
1954 4,514 +6.6%
1962 4,650 +3.0%
1968 5,319 +14.4%
1975 5,557 +4.5%
1982 6,044 +8.8%
1990 6,269 +3.7%
1999 7,068 +12.7%
2006 7,539 +6.7%
2012 7,638 +1.3%

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