Virieu

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Virieu
Commune
A general view of Virieu
A general view of Virieu
Coat of arms of Virieu
Coat of arms
Virieu is located in France
Virieu
Virieu
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Virieu is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Virieu
Virieu
Coordinates: 45°29′11″N 5°28′34″E / 45.4864°N 5.4761°E / 45.4864; 5.4761Coordinates: 45°29′11″N 5°28′34″E / 45.4864°N 5.4761°E / 45.4864; 5.4761
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementLa Tour-du-Pin
CantonLe Grand-Lemps
IntercommunalityVallée de la Bourbre
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Morel
Area111.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population (2012)21,121
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code38560 /38730
Elevation384–775 m (1,260–2,543 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.

Virieu, also Virieu-sur-Bourbre, is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The small river Bourbre forms most of the commune's western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17934,069—    
18061,101−72.9%
18211,174+6.6%
18311,285+9.5%
18411,285+0.0%
18511,118−13.0%
18611,119+0.1%
18721,130+1.0%
18811,109−1.9%
1891974−12.2%
19011,057+8.5%
1911951−10.0%
1921831−12.6%
1931818−1.6%
1946845+3.3%
1954788−6.7%
1962716−9.1%
1968761+6.3%
1975828+8.8%
1982950+14.7%
1990954+0.4%
1999940−1.5%
2006973+3.5%
20121,121+15.2%

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