La Tronche

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La Tronche
View of La Tronche
View of La Tronche
La Tronche is located in France
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
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Canton of Meylan
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Grenoble Alpes Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hervé-Jean Bertrand-Pougnand (UMP)
Area1 6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 6,454
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38516 / 38700
Elevation 207–1,045 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 south-eastern France.

The city hosts the Centre hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble (main hospital of the French Alps).

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