Beaurepaire, Isère

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Beaurepaire
Commune
The covered market and the rue de la République, in 1908
The covered market and the rue de la République, in 1908
Beaurepaire is located in France
Beaurepaire
Beaurepaire
Coordinates: 45°20′21″N 5°03′19″E / 45.3392°N 5.0553°E / 45.3392; 5.0553Coordinates: 45°20′21″N 5°03′19″E / 45.3392°N 5.0553°E / 45.3392; 5.0553
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Vienne
Canton Beaurepaire
Intercommunality Territoire de Beaurepaire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Mignot
Area1 18.46 km2 (7.13 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,611
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 38034 /38270
Elevation 225–315 m (738–1,033 ft)
(avg. 258 m or 846 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.

Beaurepaire is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,132 —    
1968 3,583 +14.4%
1975 3,666 +2.3%
1982 3,793 +3.5%
1990 3,735 −1.5%
1999 3,839 +2.8%
2006 4,412 +14.9%
2009 4,611 +4.5%

History[edit]

Beaurepaire was the first town in France to be fitted with electric lanterns.

Sports[edit]

It is well known to rugby enthusiasts for its first division team, and its affiliation with ex-internationals Marc Cécillon and Olivier Milloud.

Amenities[edit]

Beaurepaire has a cinema and a stadium, as well as a train station (which has been in disuse since at least the early 2000s (decade) ).

Twin towns[edit]

Beaurepaire is twinned with:

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