Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour

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Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour
Commune
Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour in 1907
Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour in 1907
Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour is located in France
Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour
Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour
Coordinates: 45°33′20″N 5°29′01″E / 45.5556°N 5.4836°E / 45.5556; 5.4836Coordinates: 45°33′20″N 5°29′01″E / 45.5556°N 5.4836°E / 45.5556; 5.4836
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement La Tour-du-Pin
Canton Tour-du-Pin
Intercommunality Les Vallons de La Tour du Pin
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gérard Vitte
Area1 14.63 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 1,841
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 38381 /38110
Elevation 328–554 m (1,076–1,818 ft)
(avg. 410 m or 1,350 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.

Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. It is often referred to as "La Cassola", due to the river that runs through it, which has waters coloured similarly due to the mineral composition of the area's rocks.

Over 600 people work in the local mines.

Geography[edit]

The Bourbre forms part of the commune's northeastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 886 —    
1806 889 +0.3%
1821 1,063 +19.6%
1831 1,318 +24.0%
1841 1,450 +10.0%
1851 1,594 +9.9%
1861 1,550 −2.8%
1872 1,488 −4.0%
1881 1,376 −7.5%
1891 1,308 −4.9%
1901 1,148 −12.2%
1911 1,053 −8.3%
1921 964 −8.5%
1931 959 −0.5%
1946 894 −6.8%
1954 923 +3.2%
1962 925 +0.2%
1968 949 +2.6%
1975 1,116 +17.6%
1982 1,127 +1.0%
1990 1,310 +16.2%
1999 1,419 +8.3%
2006 1,630 +14.9%
2011 1,841 +12.9%

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