La Tronche

La Tronche (French pronunciation: ​[la tʁɔ̃ʃ]) is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France, next to Grenoble. The Centre hospitalier universitaire de Grenoble is the main hospital of the French Alps.

La Tronche
A general view of La Tronche
A general view of La Tronche
Coat of arms of La Tronche
Location of La Tronche
La Tronche is located in France
La Tronche
La Tronche
La Tronche is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Tronche
La Tronche
Coordinates: 45°12′26″N 5°44′28″E / 45.2072°N 5.7411°E / 45.2072; 5.7411Coordinates: 45°12′26″N 5°44′28″E / 45.2072°N 5.7411°E / 45.2072; 5.7411
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
ArrondissementGrenoble
CantonMeylan
IntercommunalityGrenoble-Alpes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Bertrand Spindler[1]
Area
1
6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
6,588
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38516 /38700
Elevation207–1,045 m (679–3,428 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The French archaeologist and hellenist Henri Metzger (1912–2007) was born in La Tronche.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793997—    
18061,095+9.8%
18211,109+1.3%
18311,372+23.7%
18411,537+12.0%
18511,722+12.0%
18611,728+0.3%
18722,131+23.3%
18812,385+11.9%
18912,428+1.8%
19012,887+18.9%
19112,922+1.2%
19213,461+18.4%
YearPop.±%
19315,572+61.0%
19465,364−3.7%
19546,320+17.8%
19627,517+18.9%
19687,993+6.3%
19757,410−7.3%
19826,690−9.7%
19906,454−3.5%
19996,433−0.3%
20066,142−4.5%
20126,627+7.9%
20186,644+0.3%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.