Merlas

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Merlas
Commune
The church of Saint-Ferréol
The church of Saint-Ferréol
Merlas is located in France
Merlas
Merlas
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Merlas is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Merlas
Merlas
Coordinates: 45°26′44″N 5°39′48″E / 45.4456°N 5.6633°E / 45.4456; 5.6633Coordinates: 45°26′44″N 5°39′48″E / 45.4456°N 5.6633°E / 45.4456; 5.6633
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementLa Tour-du-Pin
CantonChartreuse-Guiers
IntercommunalityCA Pays Voironnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean Cailly
Area115.64 km2 (6.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)2496
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38228 /38620
Elevation400–925 m (1,312–3,035 ft)
(avg. 600 m or 2,000 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.

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

Population[edit]

The ruins of the Saint-Sixte castle, in the town of Merlas
Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793934—    
18061,071+14.7%
18211,011−5.6%
18311,235+22.2%
18411,144−7.4%
18511,128−1.4%
1861980−13.1%
1872970−1.0%
1881921−5.1%
1891907−1.5%
1901834−8.0%
1911709−15.0%
1921578−18.5%
1931533−7.8%
1946500−6.2%
1954491−1.8%
1962424−13.6%
1968373−12.0%
1975290−22.3%
1982320+10.3%
1990381+19.1%
1999405+6.3%
2005458+13.1%
2011496+8.3%

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