Saint-Laurent-du-Pont

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Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Commune
The church of Saint-Bruno
The church of Saint-Bruno
Coat of arms of Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Coat of arms
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont is located in France
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
Coordinates: 45°23′05″N 5°44′06″E / 45.3847°N 5.735°E / 45.3847; 5.735Coordinates: 45°23′05″N 5°44′06″E / 45.3847°N 5.735°E / 45.3847; 5.735
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonChartreuse-Guiers
IntercommunalityCC Cœur de Chartreuse
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Louis Monin
Area135.20 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
Population (2011)24,512
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38412 /38380
Elevation379–1,735 m (1,243–5,692 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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-Laurent-du-Pont is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. It was the site of the Club Cinq-Sept fire, which killed 146, in 1970.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,159—    
18062,325+7.7%
18212,844+22.3%
18313,156+11.0%
18411,734−45.1%
18511,858+7.2%
18611,761−5.2%
18721,808+2.7%
18812,447+35.3%
18912,444−0.1%
19012,842+16.3%
19112,773−2.4%
19212,498−9.9%
19312,747+10.0%
19462,825+2.8%
19543,047+7.9%
19623,305+8.5%
196813,761+316.4%
19753,709−73.0%
19824,125+11.2%
19904,061−1.6%
19994,222+4.0%
20064,489+6.3%
20114,512+0.5%

Economy[edit]

There's a large cement works at Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, unusually inside a national park.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Saint-Laurent-du-Pont is twinned with:

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