La Forteresse

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La Forteresse
An old view of La Forteresse
An old view of La Forteresse
Location of La Forteresse
La Forteresse is located in France
La Forteresse
La Forteresse
La Forteresse is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Forteresse
La Forteresse
Coordinates: 45°17′44″N 5°24′15″E / 45.2956°N 5.4042°E / 45.2956; 5.4042Coordinates: 45°17′44″N 5°24′15″E / 45.2956°N 5.4042°E / 45.2956; 5.4042
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementVienne
CantonBièvre
IntercommunalityBièvre Toutes Aures
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Evelyne Collet
Area
1
9.22 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
327
 • Density35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38171 /38590
Elevation503–773 m (1,650–2,536 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Forteresse is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

La Forteresse is located in the valley of Rival, and is about 550 meters away from Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs.

History[edit]

La Forteresse belonged until 1929 to the canton of Tullins. Then, on 17 December 1929, it was attached to the canton of Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793380—    
1806438+15.3%
1821450+2.7%
1831486+8.0%
1841481−1.0%
1851493+2.5%
1861448−9.1%
1872427−4.7%
1881457+7.0%
1891395−13.6%
1901354−10.4%
1911323−8.8%
1921281−13.0%
1931279−0.7%
1946295+5.7%
1962277−6.1%
1968262−5.4%
1975250−4.6%
1982245−2.0%
1990251+2.4%
1999235−6.4%
2007291+23.8%
2011308+5.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Bulletin of Acts of the French Republic" (in French). Gallica. 17 December 1929.