Merlas

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Merlas
Commune
The church of Saint-Ferréol
The church of Saint-Ferréol
Merlas is located in France
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
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement La Tour-du-Pin
Canton Chartreuse-Guiers
Intercommunality CA Pays Voironnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean Cailly
Area1 15.64 km2 (6.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 496
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 38228 /38620
Elevation 400–925 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]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 934 —    
1806 1,071 +14.7%
1821 1,011 −5.6%
1831 1,235 +22.2%
1841 1,144 −7.4%
1851 1,128 −1.4%
1861 980 −13.1%
1872 970 −1.0%
1881 921 −5.1%
1891 907 −1.5%
1901 834 −8.0%
1911 709 −15.0%
1921 578 −18.5%
1931 533 −7.8%
1946 500 −6.2%
1954 491 −1.8%
1962 424 −13.6%
1968 373 −12.0%
1975 290 −22.3%
1982 320 +10.3%
1990 381 +19.1%
1999 405 +6.3%
2005 458 +13.1%
2011 496 +8.3%

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