Arandon

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Arandon
Location of Arandon
Arandon is located in France
Arandon
Arandon
Arandon is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Arandon
Arandon
Coordinates: 45°42′42″N 5°25′48″E / 45.7117°N 5.43°E / 45.7117; 5.43Coordinates: 45°42′42″N 5°25′48″E / 45.7117°N 5.43°E / 45.7117; 5.43
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementLa Tour-du-Pin
CantonMorestel
CommuneArandon-Passins
Area
1
12.22 km2 (4.72 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
557
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
38510
Elevation212–292 m (696–958 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Arandon is a former commune in the Isère department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of southeastern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Arandon-Passins.[1]

History[edit]

During World War II, the town was the site of a French internment camp holding both French and foreign Jews as well as non-French internees.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962422—    
1968388−8.1%
1975426+9.8%
1982391−8.2%
1990398+1.8%
1999405+1.8%
2009557+37.5%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 29 July 2016 (in French)