L'Isle-d'Abeau

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L'Isle-d'Abeau
Commune
Coat of arms of L'Isle-d'Abeau
Coat of arms
L'Isle-d'Abeau is located in France
L'Isle-d'Abeau
L'Isle-d'Abeau
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
L'Isle-d'Abeau is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
L'Isle-d'Abeau
L'Isle-d'Abeau
Coordinates: 45°37′24″N 5°13′50″E / 45.6233°N 5.2305°E / 45.6233; 5.2305Coordinates: 45°37′24″N 5°13′50″E / 45.6233°N 5.2305°E / 45.6233; 5.2305
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement La Tour-du-Pin
Canton L'Isle-d'Abeau
Intercommunality Porte de l'Isère
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Joël Grisollet
Area1 9.11 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 15,734
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
 • Urban 40,818
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 38193 /38080

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.

L'Isle-d'Abeau is a commune in the department of Isère in southeastern France, thirty kilometres away from Lyon.

Town[edit]

This little city was developed with the creation of the new town. It has 8 primary schools (1 is private), two middle schools, one high school and 2 IUT dedicated to informatic and multimedia jobs.

New town[edit]

The municipality gave its name to a new town, whose creation was decided in 1970 to canalize the demographic growth of the Lyon agglomeration. It is organized in a New Agglomeration Union, together with Four, Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, Vaulx-Milieu and Villefontaine. Since January 1st, 2007, the Union became the Communauté d'agglomération Porte de l'Isère (CAPI), with over 93,000 inhabitants in 21 municipalities.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1968725—    
1975897+23.7%
19821,290+43.8%
19905,554+330.5%
199912,034+116.7%
200615,397+27.9%
201115,734+2.2%

International relations[edit]

L'Isle-d'Abeau is twinned with:

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References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • [www.mairie-ida.fr Official site]