Meylan

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Meylan
Commune
The Avenue de Verdun, in Meylan
The Avenue de Verdun, in Meylan
Coat of arms of Meylan
Coat of arms
Meylan is located in France
Meylan
Meylan
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Meylan is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Meylan
Meylan
Coordinates: 45°12′33″N 5°46′48″E / 45.2092°N 5.78°E / 45.2092; 5.78Coordinates: 45°12′33″N 5°46′48″E / 45.2092°N 5.78°E / 45.2092; 5.78
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Meylan
Intercommunality Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2015–2020) Damien Guiguet (UDI)
Area1 12.32 km2 (4.76 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 17,323
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 38229 /38240
Elevation 206–1,313 m (676–4,308 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793937—    
1806978+4.4%
18211,002+2.5%
18311,117+11.5%
18411,179+5.6%
18511,097−7.0%
18611,049−4.4%
18721,118+6.6%
18811,015−9.2%
1891905−10.8%
1901874−3.4%
1911911+4.2%
1921934+2.5%
19311,021+9.3%
19461,236+21.1%
19541,717+38.9%
19623,113+81.3%
19686,534+109.9%
197512,122+85.5%
198214,561+20.1%
199017,863+22.7%
199918,741+4.9%
200617,460−6.8%
201117,772+1.8%
201417,323−2.5%

Misuse of public money[edit]

In 2013, the newly reelected Mayor of Meylan Marie-Christine Tardy was brought to justice for unlawfully taking interest in an affair concerning her husband's remuneration.[1]

In 2016, she received a suspended sentenced of 18 months in jail and 5 years of ineligibility. Her husband also received a suspended sentenced, of 12 months in jail. Both paid fines of over €20,000.[2]

Education[edit]

There are five groups of preschools (écoles maternelles) and elementary schools: Béalières, Buclos/Grand Pré, Haut-Meylan, Maupertuis, and Mi-Plaine. There are two junior high schools, Collège des Buclos and Collège Lionel Terray, and a senior high school, Lycée du Grésivaudan.[3]

The École Compleméntaire de Grenoble (グルノーブル補習授業校 Gurunōburu Hoshū Jugyō Kō), a part-time Japanese supplementary school, is held in the École Élémentaire Mi-Plaine.[4]

Economy[edit]

Inovallée is a science park located at Meylan.

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La maire de Meylan mise en examen". July 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Isère: l'ex-maire de Meylan condamnée". April 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Scolarité / Etablissements." Meylan. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "欧州の補習授業校一覧(平成25年4月15日現在)" (). Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Retrieved on May 10, 2014. "Ecole Complementaire de Grenoble Ecole Elementaire Mi-Plaine 12 Rue des Aiguinarcls 38240 Meylan, FRANCE"

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