Fontaine, Isère

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Fontaine
Bois des Vouillants vue de Fontaine.JPG
Coat of arms of Fontaine
Coat of arms
Fontaine is located in France
Fontaine
Fontaine
Coordinates: 45°11′38″N 5°41′08″E / 45.1939°N 5.6856°E / 45.1939; 5.6856Coordinates: 45°11′38″N 5°41′08″E / 45.1939°N 5.6856°E / 45.1939; 5.6856
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Fontaine-Sassenage and Fontaine-Seyssinet
Intercommunality Grenoble Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Paul Trovero
Area1 6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 22,175
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 38169 /38600
Elevation 202–210 m (663–689 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.

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

It is the third-largest suburb of the city of Grenoble, and is adjacent to it on the west.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 500 —    
1806 546 +9.2%
1821 641 +17.4%
1831 673 +5.0%
1841 857 +27.3%
1851 885 +3.3%
1861 1,016 +14.8%
1872 1,068 +5.1%
1881 1,226 +14.8%
1891 1,349 +10.0%
1901 1,785 +32.3%
1911 2,211 +23.9%
1921 2,930 +32.5%
1931 6,722 +129.4%
1946 7,594 +13.0%
1954 8,817 +16.1%
1962 15,102 +71.3%
1968 22,236 +47.2%
1975 25,036 +12.6%
1982 22,827 −8.8%
1990 22,853 +0.1%
1999 23,323 +2.1%
2006 23,936 +2.6%
2011 22,175 −7.4%

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Fontaine is twinned with:

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