La Tronche

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La Tronche
A general view of La Tronche
A general view of La Tronche
Coat of arms of La Tronche
Location of La Tronche
La Tronche is located in France
La Tronche
La Tronche
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 (2020–2026) Bertrand Spindler[1]
Area
1
6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
6,602
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38516 /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.

La Tronche (French pronunciation: ​[la tʁɔ̃ʃ]) is a commune in the Isère department, southeastern France.[3] It is part of the Grenoble urban unit (agglomeration).[4]

The Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Grenoble Alpes is the main hospital of the French Alps.

The French archaeologist and hellenist Henri Metzger (1912–2007) was born in La Tronche. Also hailing from the town is the Member of Parliament Camille Galliard-Minier.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 997—    
1800 1,164+2.24%
1806 1,095−1.01%
1821 1,109+0.08%
1831 1,372+2.15%
1836 1,519+2.06%
1841 1,537+0.24%
1846 1,631+1.19%
1851 1,722+1.09%
1856 1,704−0.21%
1861 1,728+0.28%
1866 1,980+2.76%
1872 2,131+1.23%
1876 2,288+1.79%
1881 2,385+0.83%
1886 2,446+0.51%
1891 2,428−0.15%
1896 2,754+2.55%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 2,887+0.95%
1906 2,857−0.21%
1911 2,922+0.45%
1921 3,461+1.71%
1926 4,200+3.95%
1931 5,572+5.82%
1936 5,602+0.11%
1946 5,364−0.43%
1954 6,320+2.07%
1962 7,517+2.19%
1968 7,993+1.03%
1975 7,410−1.08%
1982 6,690−1.45%
1990 6,454−0.45%
1999 6,433−0.04%
2007 6,079−0.71%
2012 6,627+1.74%
2017 6,596−0.09%
Source: EHESS[5] and INSEE (1968-2017)[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ Unité urbaine 2020 de Grenoble (38701), INSEE
  5. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet La Tronche, EHESS. (in French)
  6. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE