Fontaine, Isère

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Fontaine
Commune
A general view of Fontaine
A general view of Fontaine
Coat of arms of Fontaine
Coat of arms
Fontaine is located in France
Fontaine
Fontaine
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Fontaine is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
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-Seyssinet and Fontaine-Vercors
Intercommunality Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Paul Trovero
Area1 6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 22,366
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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
YearPop.±%
1793500—    
1806546+9.2%
1821641+17.4%
1831673+5.0%
1841857+27.3%
1851885+3.3%
18611,016+14.8%
18721,068+5.1%
18811,226+14.8%
18911,349+10.0%
19011,785+32.3%
19112,211+23.9%
19212,930+32.5%
19316,722+129.4%
19467,594+13.0%
19548,817+16.1%
196215,102+71.3%
196822,236+47.2%
197525,036+12.6%
198222,827−8.8%
199022,853+0.1%
199923,323+2.1%
200623,936+2.6%
201122,175−7.4%
201422,366+0.9%

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Fontaine is twinned with:

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