Virieu

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Virieu
Virieu.jpg
Coat of arms of Virieu
Coat of arms
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 La Tour-du-Pin
Canton Virieu
Intercommunality Vallée de la Bourbre
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Morel
Area1 11.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,121
 • Density 99/km2 (260/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, also Virieu-sur-Broubre, is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 4,069 —    
1806 1,101 −72.9%
1821 1,174 +6.6%
1831 1,285 +9.5%
1841 1,285 +0.0%
1851 1,118 −13.0%
1861 1,119 +0.1%
1872 1,130 +1.0%
1881 1,109 −1.9%
1891 974 −12.2%
1901 1,057 +8.5%
1911 951 −10.0%
1921 831 −12.6%
1931 818 −1.6%
1946 845 +3.3%
1954 788 −6.7%
1962 716 −9.1%
1968 761 +6.3%
1975 828 +8.8%
1982 950 +14.7%
1990 954 +0.4%
1999 940 −1.5%
2006 973 +3.5%
2012 1,121 +15.2%

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