La Tronche

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La Tronche
Commune
A general view of La Tronche
A general view of La Tronche
Coat of arms of La Tronche
Coat of arms
La Tronche is located in France
La Tronche
La Tronche
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
La Tronche is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Tronche
La Tronche
Coordinates: 45°12′26″N 5°44′28″E / 45.2072°N 5.7411°E / 45.2072; 5.7411Coordinates: 45°12′26″N 5°44′28″E / 45.2072°N 5.7411°E / 45.2072; 5.7411
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonMeylan
IntercommunalityGrenoble-Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bertrand Spindler
Area16.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (2012)26,627
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38516 /38700
Elevation207–1,045 m (679–3,428 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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 Tronche is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France, next to Grenoble. The Centre hospitalier universitaire de Grenoble is the main hospital of the French Alps.

The French archaeologist and hellenist Henri Metzger (1912–2007) was born in La Tronche.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793997—    
18061,095+9.8%
18211,109+1.3%
18311,372+23.7%
18411,537+12.0%
18511,722+12.0%
18611,728+0.3%
18722,131+23.3%
18812,385+11.9%
18912,428+1.8%
19012,887+18.9%
19112,922+1.2%
19213,461+18.4%
19315,572+61.0%
19465,364−3.7%
19546,320+17.8%
19627,517+18.9%
19687,993+6.3%
19757,410−7.3%
19826,690−9.7%
19906,454−3.5%
19996,433−0.3%
20066,142−4.5%
20126,627+7.9%

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