Pontcharra

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Pontcharra
Pontcharra-sur-Bréda station
Pontcharra-sur-Bréda station
Coat of arms of Pontcharra
Location of Pontcharra
Pontcharra is located in France
Pontcharra
Pontcharra
Pontcharra is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Pontcharra
Pontcharra
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
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonLe Haut-Grésivaudan
IntercommunalityCC Le Grésivaudan
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Christophe Borg[1]
Area
1
16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
7,376
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38314 /38530
Elevation244–1,217 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.

Pontcharra (French pronunciation: ​[pɔ̃ʃaʁa]; Arpitan: Pont-Charrâ) is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Personalities[edit]

Pontcharra is the birthplace of former Formula One driver René Arnoux. Chevalier de Bayard, the legendary "knight without fear and without reproach", was born at the Château Bayard in Pontcharra.

Twin towns[edit]

Pontcharra is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.

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