Pontcharra

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Pontcharra
Pontcharra-sur-Bréda station
Pontcharra-sur-Bréda station
Coat of arms of Pontcharra
Coat of arms
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 (2014–2020) Christophe Borg
Area
1
16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
7,393
 • 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 (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, and Bayard, the legendary "knight without fear and without reproach"

Twin towns[edit]

Pontcharra is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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