|Intercommunality||CA Porte de l'Isère|
|• Mayor (2020–2026)||Vincent Chriqui|
|24.37 km2 (9.41 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Bourgoin-Jallieu (French pronunciation: [buʁɡwɛ̃ ʒaljø]) is a commune in the Isère department in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in France. The city had 28,494 inhabitants in 2018 and lies 35 kilometres east-southeast of Lyon. It was formed by the merger of the former communes Bourgoin and Jallieu in 1965.
The Bourbre flows northwest through the commune and crosses the town.
Neighbourhoods in the municipality include:
- La Grive
Bourgoin-Jallieu has a population of about 28,000. The population data given in the table and graph below for 1962 and earlier refer to the former commune of Bourgoin. A small town of about 3,500 inhabitants around 1800 and 7,000 around 1900, its population has rapidly increased since the 1960s. Its inhabitants are called Berjalliens.
|Source: EHESS and INSEE (1968-2017)|
- Jean-Pierre Andrevon, science fiction author
- Brahim Asloum, world boxing champion and Olympic gold medallist
- Julien Bonnaire, rugby union player
- Frédéric Dard, writer
- Marc Cécillon, French rugby union player
- Claudie Gallay, writer
- Yvon Gattaz, businessman
- Amine Gouiri, footballer
- Seyhan Kurt, poet, writer
- Stéphane Glas, rugby union player
- Kévin Monnet-Paquet, footballer
- Marcelle Pardé, resistance member
- Guy Savoy, chef
Both the football and the rugby clubs play at the Stade Pierre Rajon.
Besides from being located in a region benefiting from the prestige of Lyon's gastronomy, Bourgoin-Jallieu is also the birthplace of chef Guy Savoy. Some of the most famous dishes of the city are the following:
- brioche de Bourgoin
- San-Antonio chocolate
- Grande Dauphine
- Galet du Bion
- La Grise de Bazas
- "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 11 December 2020.
- "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
- Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Bourgoin-Jallieu, EHESS. (in French)
- Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
- "Les villes jumelées". bourgoinjallieu.fr (in French). Bourgoin-Jallieu. Retrieved 2019-11-21.
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- Official website (in French)