Voreppe

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Voreppe
The church of Saint-Didier
The church of Saint-Didier
Coat of arms of Voreppe
Coat of arms
Voreppe is located in France
Voreppe
Voreppe
Coordinates: 45°17′55″N 5°38′15″E / 45.2986°N 5.6375°E / 45.2986; 5.6375Coordinates: 45°17′55″N 5°38′15″E / 45.2986°N 5.6375°E / 45.2986; 5.6375
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Grenoble
Canton Canton of Voiron
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Pays Voironnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) M. Jean Duchamp
Area1 28.65 km2 (11.06 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 9,615
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38565 / 38340
Elevation 185–1,702 m (607–5,584 ft)
(avg. 249 m or 817 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.

Voreppe is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France. The commune contains the Monastère de Chalais, a Benedictine convent about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) from the town of Voreppe.

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