Assieu

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Assieu
The road into Assieu
The road into Assieu
Coat of arms of Assieu
Coat of arms
Location of Assieu
Assieu is located in France
Assieu
Assieu
Assieu is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Assieu
Assieu
Coordinates: 45°24′29″N 4°52′07″E / 45.4081°N 4.8686°E / 45.4081; 4.8686Coordinates: 45°24′29″N 4°52′07″E / 45.4081°N 4.8686°E / 45.4081; 4.8686
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementVienne
CantonVienne-2
IntercommunalityEntre Bièvre et Rhône
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Michel Ségui[1]
Area
1
12.34 km2 (4.76 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
1,529
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38017 /38150
Elevation220–407 m (722–1,335 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Assieu (French pronunciation: ​[asjø]) is a commune in the Isère department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of south-eastern France.

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Assieutois or Assieutoises.[3]

Geography[edit]

Assieu is located some 30 km south by south-east of Givors and 8 km east by north-east of Saint-Maurice-l'Exil. Access to the commune is by the D131 road from the D134 in the south passing north then east in the commune to the town then north and continuing north-west to Route nationale 7. Apart from the town there is the village of La Charinaz in the east and Les Bruyeres in the west. The commune has large forests in the east as well as one in the west with significant residential areas and the rest of the land farmland.[4]

The Vareze river forms the northern border and gathers many tributaries rising in the commune as it flows west to join the Rhône at Saint-Alban-du-Rhône.[4]

Neighbouring communes and villages[edit]

[4]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Assieu
Blazon:

Azure, a fox rampant of Or, in chief the same charged with three dolphins of Azure, crested, finned, and eyebrowed in Gules.



Administration[edit]

The Town Hall

List of Successive Mayors[5]

From To Name
2001 2014 Luc Monin
2014 2026 Jean-Michel Ségui

Demography[edit]

In 2017 the commune had 1,472 inhabitants.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 621—    
1800 686+1.43%
1806 562−3.27%
1821 423−1.88%
1831 556+2.77%
1836 725+5.45%
1841 707−0.50%
1846 731+0.67%
1851 736+0.14%
1856 713−0.63%
1861 637−2.23%
1866 659+0.68%
1872 700+1.01%
1876 693−0.25%
1881 669−0.70%
1886 655−0.42%
1891 620−1.09%
1896 587−1.09%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 559−0.97%
1906 527−1.17%
1911 537+0.38%
1921 522−0.28%
1926 507−0.58%
1931 503−0.16%
1936 505+0.08%
1946 455−1.04%
1954 552+2.45%
1962 521−0.72%
1968 514−0.23%
1975 567+1.41%
1982 612+1.10%
1990 768+2.88%
1999 889+1.64%
2007 1,257+4.42%
2012 1,368+1.71%
2017 1,472+1.48%
Source: EHESS[6] and INSEE[7]
Assieu War Memorial
A street in Assieu
Assieu School

Sites and monuments[edit]

Assieu Church
  • Chateau Juveneton
  • Chateau Richoux
  • Church from the 19th century

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Inhabitants of Isère (in French)
  4. ^ a b c Google Maps
  5. ^ List of Mayors of France (in French)
  6. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Assieu, EHESS. (in French)
  7. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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