Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche

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Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Commune
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche in 1905
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche in 1905
Coat of arms of Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Coat of arms
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche is located in France
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Coordinates: 45°33′24″N 5°04′42″E / 45.5567°N 5.0783°E / 45.5567; 5.0783Coordinates: 45°33′24″N 5°04′42″E / 45.5567°N 5.0783°E / 45.5567; 5.0783
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementVienne
CantonLa Verpillière
IntercommunalityCollines du Nord Dauphiné
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Camille Lassalle
Area124.65 km2 (9.52 sq mi)
Population (2011)23,214
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38389 /38790
Elevation270–460 m (890–1,510 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-Georges-d'Espéranche is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

History[edit]

The medieval architect and castle builder for Edward I of England, Master James of Saint George, also known as Jacques de Saint-Georges d'Espéranche, constructed the castle for Philip I, Count of Savoy. On 23rd June 1273 he met King Edward I of England there, and it is likely the castle inspired the later construction of the UNESCO listed castles of north Wales.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,600—    
18061,640+2.5%
18211,895+15.5%
18312,872+51.6%
18412,248−21.7%
18512,290+1.9%
18612,247−1.9%
18722,226−0.9%
18811,854−16.7%
18911,761−5.0%
19011,671−5.1%
19111,542−7.7%
19211,322−14.3%
19311,354+2.4%
19461,272−6.1%
19541,249−1.8%
19621,369+9.6%
19681,411+3.1%
19751,589+12.6%
19821,981+24.7%
19902,221+12.1%
19992,840+27.9%
20062,976+4.8%
20113,214+8.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, A.J. (1950). "Master James of St. George". English Historical Review. 65: 433–457. doi:10.1093/ehr/LXV.CCLVII.433.