The church of Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
|Intercommunality||Massif du Vercors|
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Franck Girard-Carrabin|
|Area1||11 km2 (4 sq mi)|
|• Density||96/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||38433 /38250|
|Elevation||863–1,897 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.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
1968 Winter Olympics
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.
- 1968 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 95-8. (in English) & (in French)
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