Laval, Isère

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Laval
Commune
Tower of Montfallet
Tower of Montfallet
Coat of arms of Laval
Coat of arms
Laval is located in France
Laval
Laval
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Laval is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Laval
Laval
Coordinates: 45°15′14″N 5°56′00″E / 45.2539°N 5.9333°E / 45.2539; 5.9333Coordinates: 45°15′14″N 5°56′00″E / 45.2539°N 5.9333°E / 45.2539; 5.9333
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonLe Moyen Grésivaudan
IntercommunalityCC Le Grésivaudan
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Sébastien Eyraud
Area125.33 km2 (9.78 sq mi)
Population (2011)2970
 • Density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38206 /38190
Elevation320–2,600 m (1,050–8,530 ft)
(avg. 630 m or 2,070 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.

Laval is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,000—    
1806979−2.1%
18211,226+25.2%
18311,154−5.9%
18411,100−4.7%
18511,096−0.4%
18611,045−4.7%
1872974−6.8%
1881909−6.7%
1891812−10.7%
1901759−6.5%
1911791+4.2%
1921717−9.4%
1931660−7.9%
1946462−30.0%
1954481+4.1%
1962467−2.9%
1968448−4.1%
1975450+0.4%
1982422−6.2%
1990525+24.4%
1999805+53.3%
2008950+18.0%
2011970+2.1%

History[edit]

The Laval town hall and schools in 1908

See also[edit]

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