Meylan

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Meylan
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
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 CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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
Year Pop. ±%
1793 937 —    
1806 978 +4.4%
1821 1,002 +2.5%
1831 1,117 +11.5%
1841 1,179 +5.6%
1851 1,097 −7.0%
1861 1,049 −4.4%
1872 1,118 +6.6%
1881 1,015 −9.2%
1891 905 −10.8%
1901 874 −3.4%
1911 911 +4.2%
1921 934 +2.5%
1931 1,021 +9.3%
1946 1,236 +21.1%
1954 1,717 +38.9%
1962 3,113 +81.3%
1968 6,534 +109.9%
1975 12,122 +85.5%
1982 14,561 +20.1%
1990 17,863 +22.7%
1999 18,741 +4.9%
2006 17,460 −6.8%
2011 17,772 +1.8%
2014 17,323 −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)" (Archive). 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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