Fontaine, Isère

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Fontaine
A general view of Fontaine
A general view of Fontaine
Coat of arms of Fontaine
Coat of arms
Location of Fontaine
Fontaine is located in France
Fontaine
Fontaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonFontaine-Seyssinet and Fontaine-Vercors
IntercommunalityGrenoble-Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Franck Longo
Area
1
6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
22,906
 • Density3,400/km2 (8,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38169 /38600
Elevation202–210 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.

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.±% p.a.
1793 500—    
1800 395−3.31%
1806 546+5.54%
1821 641+1.08%
1831 673+0.49%
1836 733+1.72%
1841 857+3.18%
1846 895+0.87%
1851 885−0.22%
1856 839−1.06%
1861 1,016+3.90%
1866 889−2.64%
1872 1,068+3.10%
1876 1,082+0.33%
1881 1,226+2.53%
1886 1,252+0.42%
1891 1,349+1.50%
1896 1,530+2.55%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 1,785+3.13%
1906 1,952+1.80%
1911 2,211+2.52%
1921 2,930+2.86%
1926 4,808+10.41%
1931 6,722+6.93%
1936 7,073+1.02%
1946 7,594+0.71%
1954 8,817+1.88%
1962 15,102+6.96%
1968 22,236+6.66%
1975 25,036+1.71%
1982 22,827−1.31%
1990 22,853+0.01%
1999 23,323+0.23%
2007 22,394−0.51%
2012 22,050−0.31%
2017 22,523+0.43%
Source: EHESS[2] and INSEE (1968-2017)[3]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Fontaine is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Fontaine, EHESS. (in French)
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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