Villefontaine

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Villefontaine
The church of Villefontaine
The church of Villefontaine
Location of Villefontaine
Villefontaine is located in France
Villefontaine
Villefontaine
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
IntercommunalityCA Porte de l'Isère
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrick Nicole-Williams[1]
Area
1
11.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
18,835
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38553 /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.

Villefontaine (French pronunciation: ​[vilfɔ̃tɛn]) is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.[3]

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%
YearPop.±%
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 – sister cities[edit]

Villefontaine is twinned with:[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ "Jumelages". villefontaine.fr (in French). Villefontaine. Retrieved 2021-04-13.

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