Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte

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Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
The church of Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
The church of Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Location of Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte is located in France
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Coordinates: 45°10′19″N 5°37′52″E / 45.1719°N 5.6311°E / 45.1719; 5.6311Coordinates: 45°10′19″N 5°37′52″E / 45.1719°N 5.6311°E / 45.1719; 5.6311
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonFontaine-Vercors
IntercommunalityMassif du Vercors
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Franck Girard-Carrabin
Area
1
11 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,136
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38433 /38250
Elevation863–1,897 m (2,831–6,224 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1931223—    
1946171−23.3%
1954225+31.6%
1962192−14.7%
1968207+7.8%
1975277+33.8%
1982484+74.7%
1990575+18.8%
1999805+40.0%
2006964+19.8%
20111,058+9.8%

1968 Winter Olympics[edit]

The commune hosted the ski jumping individual large hill event for the 1968 Winter Olympics held in neighboring Grenoble, which was on the Le Moucherotte. Its hill had a calculation or K-point of 90 meters and was constructed between July 1966 and January 1967. During training, the longest jump reached was 112 meters. Final construction continued throughout the summer of 1967. During the 1968 Games, it seated 50,000 spectators.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ 1968 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 95-8. ‹See Tfd›(in English) & ‹See Tfd›(in French)