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
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 Isère
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Michel Veyron[1]
Area
1
10.88 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
3,206
 • Density290/km2 (760/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 (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃t‿etjɛn də sɛ̃ ʒwaʁ]; literally 'Saint-Étienne of Saint-Geoirs') is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.[3] 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.[4]

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%
YearPop.±%
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. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ "Memoire de Rose Valland". Memoire de Rose Valland.