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

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
IntercommunalityPorte de l'Isère
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Raymond Feyssaguet (DVD)
Area
1
11.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
18,948
 • 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.

GeographyEdit

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

PopulationEdit

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 townsEdit

Villefontaine is twinned with:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

External linksEdit