Villefontaine

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Villefontaine
Commune
The church of Villefontaine
The church of Villefontaine
Villefontaine is located in France
Villefontaine
Villefontaine
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Villefontaine is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Villefontaine
Villefontaine
Coordinates: 45°36′51″N 5°08′58″E / 45.6142°N 5.1494°E / 45.6142; 5.1494Coordinates: 45°36′51″N 5°08′58″E / 45.6142°N 5.1494°E / 45.6142; 5.1494
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementLa Tour-du-Pin
CantonL'Isle-d'Abeau
IntercommunalityPorte de l'Isère
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Raymond Feyssaguet (DVD)
Area111.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2012)218,009
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38553 /38090
Elevation208–352 m (682–1,155 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.

Villefontaine is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The Bourbre flows northwest through the northeastern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793345—    
1806322−6.7%
1821509+58.1%
1831503−1.2%
1841519+3.2%
1851541+4.2%
1861462−14.6%
1872451−2.4%
1881409−9.3%
1891408−0.2%
1901414+1.5%
1911345−16.7%
1921432+25.2%
1931509+17.8%
1946395−22.4%
1954398+0.8%
1962467+17.3%
1968452−3.2%
19751,694+274.8%
19829,719+473.7%
199016,171+66.4%
199917,766+9.9%
200618,407+3.6%
201218,009−2.2%

Twin towns[edit]

Villefontaine is twinned with:

See also[edit]

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