Gières

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Gières
Grenoble-Universités train station
Grenoble-Universités train station
Coat of arms of Gières
Location of Gières
Gières is located in France
Gières
Gières
Gières is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Gières
Gières
Coordinates: 45°10′58″N 5°47′33″E / 45.1828°N 5.7925°E / 45.1828; 5.7925Coordinates: 45°10′58″N 5°47′33″E / 45.1828°N 5.7925°E / 45.1828; 5.7925
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonSaint-Martin-d'Hères
IntercommunalityGrenoble-Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Pierre Verri
Area
1
6.93 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
7,134
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38179 /38610
Elevation205–660 m (673–2,165 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Gières (French pronunciation: ​[ʒjɛʁ]) is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. It is part of the Grenoble urban unit (agglomeration).[2] The archaeologist Joseph Chamonard (1866–1936) died in Gières. Grenoble-Universités-Gières station has rail connections to Grenoble, Chambéry and Valence.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793910—    
18061,039+14.2%
18211,098+5.7%
18311,153+5.0%
18411,162+0.8%
18511,185+2.0%
18611,111−6.2%
18721,163+4.7%
18811,112−4.4%
18911,133+1.9%
19011,031−9.0%
19111,078+4.6%
YearPop.±%
19211,041−3.4%
19311,287+23.6%
19461,320+2.6%
19541,624+23.0%
19621,846+13.7%
19682,801+51.7%
19753,346+19.5%
19824,005+19.7%
19904,373+9.2%
19996,127+40.1%
20096,049−1.3%
20116,201+2.5%

Twin towns[edit]

Gières is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ Unité urbaine 2020 de Grenoble (38701), INSEE
  3. ^ "Pérou". Gières (in French). Retrieved 8 November 2017.

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