Morestel

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Morestel
Commune
The centre of Morestel
The centre of Morestel
Coat of arms of Morestel
Coat of arms
Morestel is located in France
Morestel
Morestel
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Morestel is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Morestel
Morestel
Coordinates: 45°40′43″N 5°28′15″E / 45.6786°N 5.4708°E / 45.6786; 5.4708Coordinates: 45°40′43″N 5°28′15″E / 45.6786°N 5.4708°E / 45.6786; 5.4708
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementLa Tour-du-Pin
CantonMorestel
IntercommunalityPays des Couleurs
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christian Rival
Area18.03 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)24,256
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38261 /38510
Elevation205–319 m (673–1,047 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.

Morestel (Arpitan: Mouretél) is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Morestel is situated on the old National Highway 75, now RD 1075, between Bourg-en-Bresse and Grenoble.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793875—    
1806936+7.0%
18211,080+15.4%
18311,326+22.8%
18411,390+4.8%
18511,437+3.4%
18611,358−5.5%
18721,296−4.6%
18811,234−4.8%
18911,446+17.2%
19011,331−8.0%
19111,405+5.6%
19211,323−5.8%
19311,270−4.0%
19461,285+1.2%
19541,286+0.1%
19621,455+13.1%
19681,782+22.5%
19752,308+29.5%
19822,738+18.6%
19902,972+8.5%
19993,034+2.1%
20063,841+26.6%
20114,256+10.8%

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