La Salette-Fallavaux

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La Salette-Fallavaux
Commune
The sanctuary of Our Lady of La Salette
The sanctuary of Our Lady of La Salette
La Salette-Fallavaux is located in France
La Salette-Fallavaux
La Salette-Fallavaux
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
La Salette-Fallavaux is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Salette-Fallavaux
La Salette-Fallavaux
Coordinates: 44°50′28″N 5°58′33″E / 44.8411°N 5.9758°E / 44.8411; 5.9758Coordinates: 44°50′28″N 5°58′33″E / 44.8411°N 5.9758°E / 44.8411; 5.9758
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Matheysine-Trièves
Intercommunality Pays de Corps
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gilda Perrin
Area1 22 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 74
 • Density 3.4/km2 (8.7/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 38469 /38970
Elevation 983–2,402 m (3,225–7,881 ft)
(avg. 1,140 m or 3,740 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.

La Salette-Fallavaux is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. The sanctuary of Our Lady of La Salette in the mountains above the village is a well-known pilgrimage site devoted to a 1846 Marian apparition.

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Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793324—    
1806439+35.5%
1821415−5.5%
1831448+8.0%
1841689+53.8%
1851714+3.6%
1861715+0.1%
1872686−4.1%
1881668−2.6%
1891590−11.7%
1901507−14.1%
1911446−12.0%
1921353−20.9%
1931276−21.8%
1946238−13.8%
1954207−13.0%
1962150−27.5%
1968107−28.7%
197579−26.2%
198288+11.4%
199086−2.3%
199976−11.6%
200670−7.9%
201174+5.7%

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