Choranche

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Choranche
Commune
A general view of Choranche
A general view of Choranche
Choranche is located in France
Choranche
Choranche
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Choranche is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Choranche
Choranche
Coordinates: 45°04′04″N 5°23′30″E / 45.0678°N 5.3917°E / 45.0678; 5.3917Coordinates: 45°04′04″N 5°23′30″E / 45.0678°N 5.3917°E / 45.0678; 5.3917
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Le Sud Grésivaudan
Intercommunality De la Bourne à l'Isère
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Henri-Jacques Sentis
Area1 10.63 km2 (4.10 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 132
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 38108 /38680
Elevation 200–1,200 m (660–3,940 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.

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

Famous is Choranche Cave (fr). The grottoes were discovered end the 19th Century and hide a unique sight of fine stalactites.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793416—    
1800439+5.5%
1821432−1.6%
1831418−3.2%
1841445+6.5%
1851478+7.4%
1861423−11.5%
1872369−12.8%
1881390+5.7%
1891292−25.1%
1901288−1.4%
1911276−4.2%
1921236−14.5%
1931217−8.1%
1946180−17.1%
1954216+20.0%
1962151−30.1%
1968149−1.3%
1975115−22.8%
1982130+13.0%
1990132+1.5%
1999130−1.5%
2011130+0.0%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-25. Retrieved 2015-09-13.