Pinsot

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Pinsot
Commune
A view of the village of Pinsot
A view of the village of Pinsot
Pinsot is located in France
Pinsot
Pinsot
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Pinsot is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Pinsot
Pinsot
Coordinates: 45°21′28″N 6°06′03″E / 45.3578°N 6.1008°E / 45.3578; 6.1008Coordinates: 45°21′28″N 6°06′03″E / 45.3578°N 6.1008°E / 45.3578; 6.1008
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonLe Haut-Grésivaudan
IntercommunalityCC Le Grésivaudan
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Stéphane Vaussenat
Area124 km2 (9 sq mi)
Population (2011)2204
 • Density8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pinsotins / Pinsotines
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38306 /38580
Elevation551–2,858 m (1,808–9,377 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793817—    
1806950+16.3%
1821828−12.8%
18311,039+25.5%
18411,023−1.5%
1851982−4.0%
1861804−18.1%
1872793−1.4%
1881747−5.8%
1891661−11.5%
1901600−9.2%
1911431−28.2%
1921372−13.7%
1931333−10.5%
1946286−14.1%
1954212−25.9%
1962163−23.1%
1968147−9.8%
1975129−12.2%
1982140+8.5%
1990145+3.6%
1999139−4.1%
2006180+29.5%
2011204+13.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The Iron Route of Pinsot (Le Sentier du Fer de Pinsot) is a forest trail leading visitors to discover the old mining industry of the town. Historic sites such as minors houses, disaffected mines and cinders can be seen.
  • Le Cohard is a hamlet which is the starting point for many hiking trails into the Gleyzin mountain in the Belledonne massif.

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