Arrondissement of La Tour-du-Pin

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Arrondissement of La Tour-du-Pin
Location of La Tour-du-Pin in Isère
Location of La Tour-du-Pin in Isère
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentIsère
Communes137
SubprefectureLa Tour-du-Pin
INSEE code382
Area
 • Total1,489.7 km2 (575.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total270,681
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)

The arrondissement of La Tour-du-Pin is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Isère département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and a subprefecture of the department, is the city of La Tour-du-Pin.

History[change | change source]

When the Isère department was created in 1790, the arrondissement of La Tour-du-Pin was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of La Tour-du-Pin is bordered to the north and northeast by the Ain department, to the east by the Savoie department, to the south by the arrondissement of Grenoble, to the west by the arrondissement of Vienne, and to the northwest by the Rhône department.

It is in the northeast of the department and is the second largest arrondissement with an area of 1,489.7 km2 (575.2 sq mi),[2] and the second in population with 270,681 inhabitants and a density of 181.7 inhabitants/km².[3]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[4] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of La Tour-du-Pin there are 8 cantons:

  1. Bourgoin-Jallieu (3802)
  2. Chartreuse-Guiers (3803) (partly)
  3. Charvieu-Chavagneux (3804)
  4. Le Grand-Lemps (3808) (partly)
  5. L’Isle-d'Abeau (3814) (partly)
  6. Morestel (3817)
  7. La Tour-du-Pin (3824)
  8. La Verpillière (3826) (partly)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of La Tour-du-Pin has 137 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Les Abrets-en-Dauphiné (38001)
  2. Annoisin-Chatelans (38010)
  3. Anthon (38011)
  4. Aoste (38012)
  5. Apprieu (38013)
  6. Arandon-Passins (38297)
  7. Les Avenières-Veyrins-Thuellin (38022)
  8. La Balme-les-Grottes (38026)
  9. La Bâtie-Montgascon (38029)
  10. Belmont (38038)
  11. Bévenais (38042)
  12. Bilieu (38043)
  13. Biol (38044)
  14. Bizonnes (38046)
  15. Blandin (38047)
  16. Bonnefamille (38048)
  17. Le Bouchage (38050)
  18. Bourgoin-Jallieu (38053)
  19. Bouvesse-Quirieu (38054)
  20. Brangues (38055)
  21. Burcin (38063)
  22. Cessieu (38064)
  23. Châbons (38065)
  24. Chamagnieu (38067)
  25. La Chapelle-de-la-Tour (38076)
  26. Charancieu (38080)
  27. Charavines (38082)
  28. Charette (38083)
  29. Charvieu-Chavagneux (38085)
  30. Chassignieu (38089)
  31. Châteauvilain (38091)
  32. Chavanoz (38097)
  33. Chélieu (38098)
  34. Chèzeneuve (38102)
  35. Chimilin (38104)
  36. Chozeau (38109)
  37. Colombe (38118)
  38. Corbelin (38124)
  39. Courtenay (38135)
  40. Crachier (38136)
  41. Crémieu (38138)
  42. Creys-Mépieu (38139)
  43. Dizimieu (38146)
  44. Doissin (38147)
  45. Dolomieu (38148)
  46. Domarin (38149)
  47. Eclose-Badinières (38152)
  48. Les Éparres (38156)
  49. Eydoche (38159)
  50. Faverges-de-la-Tour (38162)
  51. Flachères (38167)
  52. Four (38172)
  53. Frontonas (38176)
  54. Le Grand-Lemps (38182)
  55. Granieu (38183)
  56. Hières-sur-Amby (38190)
  57. L'Isle-d'Abeau (38193)
  58. Janneyrias (38197)
  59. Leyrieu (38210)
  60. Massieu (38222)
  61. Maubec (38223)
  62. Merlas (38228)
  63. Meyrié (38230)
  64. Montagnieu, Isère (38246)
  65. Montalieu-Vercieu (38247)
  66. Montcarra (38250)
  67. Montferrat (38256)
  68. Montrevel, Isère (38257)
  69. Moras (38260)
  70. Morestel (38261)
  71. Nivolas-Vermelle (38276)
  72. Optevoz (38282)
  73. Oyeu (38287)
  74. Panissage (38293)
  75. Panossas (38294)
  76. Parmilieu (38295)
  77. Le Passage (38296)
  78. Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin (38315)
  79. Pont-de-Chéruy (38316)
  80. Porcieu-Amblagnieu (38320)
  81. Pressins (38323)
  82. Roche (38339)
  83. Rochetoirin (38341)
  84. Romagnieu (38343)
  85. Ruy-Montceau (38348)
  86. Saint-Alban-de-Roche (38352)
  87. Saint-Albin-de-Vaulserre (38354)
  88. Saint-André-le-Gaz (38357)
  89. Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour (38365)
  90. Saint-Bueil (38372)
  91. Saint-Chef (38374)
  92. Saint-Clair-de-la-Tour (38377)
  93. Saint-Didier-de-Bizonnes (38380)
  94. Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour (38381)
  95. Sainte-Blandine (38369)
  96. Saint-Geoire-en-Valdaine (38386)
  97. Saint-Hilaire-de-Brens (38392)
  98. Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne (38398)
  99. Saint-Jean-de-Soudain (38401)
  100. Saint-Marcel-Bel-Accueil (38415)
  101. Saint-Martin-de-Vaulserre (38420)
  102. Saint-Ondras (38434)
  103. Saint-Quentin-Fallavier (38449)
  104. Saint-Romain-de-Jalionas (38451)
  105. Saint-Savin (38455)
  106. Saint-Sorlin-de-Morestel (38458)
  107. Saint-Sulpice-des-Rivoires (38460)
  108. Saint-Victor-de-Cessieu (38464)
  109. Saint-Victor-de-Morestel (38465)
  110. Salagnon (38467)
  111. Satolas-et-Bonce (38475)
  112. Sérézin-de-la-Tour (38481)
  113. Sermérieu (38483)
  114. Siccieu-Saint-Julien-et-Carisieu (38488)
  115. Soleymieu (38494)
  116. Succieu (38498)
  117. Tignieu-Jameyzieu (38507)
  118. Torchefelon (38508)
  119. La Tour-du-Pin (38509)
  120. Trept (38515)
  121. Valencogne (38520)
  122. Vasselin (38525)
  123. Vaulx-Milieu (38530)
  124. Velanne (38531)
  125. Vénérieu (38532)
  126. Vernas (38535)
  127. La Verpillière (38537)
  128. Vertrieu (38539)
  129. Veyssilieu (38542)
  130. Vézeronce-Curtin (38543)
  131. Vignieu (38546)
  132. Villages du Lac de Paladru (38292)
  133. Villefontaine (38553)
  134. Villemoirieu (38554)
  135. Villette-d'Anthon (38557)
  136. Virieu (38560)
  137. Voissant (38564)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
38053 Bourgoin-Jallieu 27,366 Bourgoin-Jallieu CA Porte de l'Isère
38553 Villefontaine 18,463 L’Isle-d'Abeau CA Porte de l'Isère
38193 L'Isle-d'Abeau 16,040 L’Isle-d'Abeau CA Porte de l'Isère
38085 Charvieu-Chavagneux 8,695 Charvieu-Chavagneux Lyon Saint-Éxupéry-en-Dauphiné
38509 La Tour-du-Pin 7,934 La Tour-du-Pin Les Vals du Dauphiné
38022 Les Avenières Veyrins-Thuellin 7,590 Morestel Les Balcons du Dauphiné
38537 La Verpillière 6,866 La Verpillière CA Porte de l'Isère
38507 Tignieu-Jameyzieu 6,750 Charvieu-Chavagneux Les Balcons du Dauphiné
38001 Les Abrets en Dauphiné 6,440 Chartreuse-Guiers Les Vals du Dauphiné
38449 Saint-Quentin-Fallavier 5,995 La Verpillière CA Porte de l'Isère
38348 Ruy-Montceau 4,398 Bourgoin-Jallieu CA Porte de l'Isère

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Isère". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de La Tour-du-Pin (382)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-180 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Isère" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de La Tour-du-Pin (382)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 October 2017.

Coordinates: 45°33′47″N 5°26′34″E / 45.56306°N 5.44278°E / 45.56306; 5.44278