La Tour-du-Pin

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La Tour-du-Pin
La Tor-du-Pin (Arpitan)
Notre-Dame de l'Assomption in La Tour-du-Pin
Notre-Dame de l'Assomption in La Tour-du-Pin
Coat of arms of La Tour-du-Pin
Location of La Tour-du-Pin
La Tour-du-Pin is located in France
La Tour-du-Pin
La Tour-du-Pin
La Tour-du-Pin is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Tour-du-Pin
La Tour-du-Pin
Coordinates: 45°33′54″N 5°26′40″E / 45.565°N 05.4444°E / 45.565; 05.4444Coordinates: 45°33′54″N 5°26′40″E / 45.565°N 05.4444°E / 45.565; 05.4444
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementLa Tour-du-Pin
CantonLa Tour-du-Pin
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Fabien Rajon[1]
Area
1
4.77 km2 (1.84 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
8,167
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38509 /38110
Elevation309–461 m (1,014–1,512 ft)
(avg. 339 m or 1,112 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Tour-du-Pin (French pronunciation: [la tuʁ dy pɛ̃] (listen); Arpitan: La Tor-du-Pin) is a subprefecture of the Isère department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in Southeastern France.[3] In 2018, the commune had a population of 8,137.

Geography[edit]

The Bourbre flows west through the southern part of the commune and crosses the town. The town's lowest point is at 309 m (1,014 ft) and the highest at 461 m (1,512 ft).

Population and society[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 3,098—    
1800 1,139−13.32%
1806 1,540+5.16%
1821 1,971+1.66%
1831 2,334+1.70%
1836 2,484+1.25%
1841 2,456−0.23%
1846 2,665+1.65%
1851 2,572−0.71%
1856 2,572+0.00%
1861 2,699+0.97%
1866 2,809+0.80%
1872 2,857+0.28%
1876 3,165+2.59%
1881 3,571+2.44%
1886 3,636+0.36%
1891 3,520−0.65%
1896 3,704+1.02%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 3,803+0.53%
1906 3,985+0.94%
1911 4,032+0.23%
1921 3,959−0.18%
1926 4,451+2.37%
1931 4,465+0.06%
1936 4,151−1.45%
1946 4,117−0.08%
1954 4,459+1.00%
1962 4,694+0.64%
1968 5,649+3.13%
1975 6,641+2.34%
1982 6,913+0.58%
1990 6,770−0.26%
1999 6,553−0.36%
2007 7,541+1.77%
2012 7,927+1.00%
2017 8,080+0.38%
Source: EHESS[4] and INSEE (1968-2017)[5]

Education[edit]

There are three public nursery and elementary schools (École Jean Rostand, École Albert Thevenon, and École Louis Pasteur) and one private nursery and primary school, the École St Joseph. There are also two public middle schools: the Collège Les Dauphins and the Collège Le Calloud, and one private middle school, the Collège St Bruno, there is one public high school too, the Lycée Élie Cartan, and one technical high school for learning of the horticulture.

Sport[edit]

There is a football club (FCTC), a rugby club (RCVT) and a basket-ball club (BVT).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet La Tour-du-Pin, EHESS. (in French)
  5. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE