Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs

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Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
The church of Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
The church of Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
Coat of arms of Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs is located in France
Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
Coordinates: 45°19′59″N 5°21′00″E / 45.3331°N 5.35°E / 45.3331; 5.35Coordinates: 45°19′59″N 5°21′00″E / 45.3331°N 5.35°E / 45.3331; 5.35
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementVienne
CantonBièvre
IntercommunalityBièvre Toutes Aures
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yannick Neuder
Area
1
10.88 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
3,225
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38384 /38590
Elevation369–545 m (1,211–1,788 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. It is the hometown of Rose Valland, who saved thousands of works of art from Nazi looting and destruction during World War II and thwarted German efforts to remove art by passing information to the French Resistance. The organization Memoire de Rose Valland is based in Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs.[2]

Singer (bass) and actor Xavier Depraz died in Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs on 18 October 1994.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,519—    
18061,725+13.6%
18211,885+9.3%
18311,944+3.1%
18412,051+5.5%
18511,918−6.5%
18611,857−3.2%
18721,836−1.1%
18811,775−3.3%
18911,620−8.7%
19011,615−0.3%
19111,570−2.8%
19211,386−11.7%
19311,363−1.7%
19461,260−7.6%
19541,215−3.6%
19621,231+1.3%
19681,209−1.8%
19751,606+32.8%
19821,909+18.9%
19902,164+13.4%
19992,240+3.5%
20062,536+13.2%
20113,034+19.6%
20123,152+3.9%

Twin towns[edit]

Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Memoire de Rose Valland". Memoire de Rose Valland.