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Pontcharra-sur-Bréda station
Pontcharra-sur-Bréda station
Coat of arms of Pontcharra
Coat of arms
Pontcharra is located in France
Coordinates: 45°25′58″N 6°01′12″E / 45.43270°N 6.020100°E / 45.43270; 6.020100Coordinates: 45°25′58″N 6°01′12″E / 45.43270°N 6.020100°E / 45.43270; 6.020100
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Goncelin
Intercommunality Haut Grésivaudan
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christophe Borg
Area1 16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 7,289
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 38314 /38530
Elevation 244–1,217 m (801–3,993 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.

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


Pontcharra is the birthplace of former Formula One driver René Arnoux, and Bayard, the legendary "knight without fear and without reproach"

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