Virieu

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Virieu
Virieu is located in France
Virieu
Virieu
Coordinates: 45°29′11″N 5°28′34″E / 45.4864°N 5.4761°E / 45.4864; 5.4761Coordinates: 45°29′11″N 5°28′34″E / 45.4864°N 5.4761°E / 45.4864; 5.4761
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Arrondissement of La Tour-du-Pin
Canton Canton of Virieu
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Vallée de la Bourbre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Morel
Area
 • Land1 11.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 940
 • Population2 density 83/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38560 / 38730
Elevation 384–775 m (1,260–2,543 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.

Virieu is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France. It is also called Virieu-sur-Bourbre.

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The small river Bourbre forms most of the commune's western border.

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