Bourgoin-Jallieu

Bourgoin-Jallieu
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Bourgoin-Jallieu is located in France
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Bourgoin-Jallieu is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
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Coordinates: 45°35′10″N 5°16′25″E / 45.5861°N 5.2736°E / 45.5861; 5.2736Coordinates: 45°35′10″N 5°16′25″E / 45.5861°N 5.2736°E / 45.5861; 5.2736
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement La Tour-du-Pin
Canton Bourgoin-Jallieu
Intercommunality Porte de l'Isère
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Vincent Chriqui
Area
1
24.37 km2 (9.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
28,387
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
38053 /38300
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bourgoin-Jallieu is a commune in the Isère department in the province of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in France.

The city had 26,773 inhabitants in 2015 and lies 35 kilometres east-southeast of Lyon.

Geography

Bourgoin is located 32 km from Lyon, 17 km from St Priest, the first suburb and 70 km from Grenoble. The town is next to the new town of l'Isle-d'Abeau and Saint-Exupéry International Airport.

The Bourbre flows northwest through the commune and crosses the town.

Neighbourhoods in the municipality include:

  • Champfleuri
  • Funas
  • Champaret
  • Boussieu
  • La Grive
  • Montbernier
  • Planbourgoin
  • Pré-Bénit
  • Mozas
  • l'Oiselet

Population

Bougoin-Jallieu has a population of about 27,000 and last year it was about 25,000 or 26,000. In 1793 the population was 3368 and in 1800 it was 3595. The population has become larger mainly since the mid-20th century in Bourgoin-Jallieu. Its inhabitants are called Berjalliens.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 3,368 —    
1800 3,595 +6.7%
1806 3,620 +0.7%
1821 3,780 +4.4%
1831 3,672 −2.9%
1836 4,235 +15.3%
1841 4,271 +0.9%
1846 4,394 +2.9%
1851 4,749 +8.1%
1856 4,400 −7.3%
1861 4,851 +10.3%
1866 4,853 +0.0%
Year Pop. ±%
1872 4,954 +2.1%
1876 5,021 +1.4%
1881 6,138 +22.2%
1886 6,345 +3.4%
1891 7,217 +13.7%
1896 6,659 −7.7%
1901 7,279 +9.3%
1906 7,163 −1.6%
1911 6,790 −5.2%
1921 6,162 −9.2%
1926 7,241 +17.5%
1931 8,020 +10.8%
Year Pop. ±%
1936 7,465 −6.9%
1946 7,699 +3.1%
1954 8,153 +5.9%
1962 9,240 +13.3%
1968 19,941 +115.8%
1975 21,971 +10.2%
1982 22,550 +2.6%
1990 22,392 −0.7%
1999 22,947 +2.5%
2006 23,659 +3.1%
2009 25,540 +8.0%
2015 26,773 +4.8%

Personalities

Sport

Bourgoin-Jallieu is home to the rugby union club CS Bourgoin-Jallieu, which competes in the D2 French national championship.

International relations

Twin towns – sister cities

Bourgoin-Jallieu is twinned with:[2]

Culture

Gastronomy

La Brioche de Bourgoin

Besides from being located in a region benefiting from the prestige of Lyon's gastronomy, Bourgoin-Jallieu is also the birthplace of chef Guy Savoy. Some of the most famous dishes of the city are the following:

  • chaudelets
  • brioche de Bourgoin
  • Isernoix
  • San-Antonio chocolate
  • Grande Dauphine
  • Galet du Bion

Literature

Bourgoin-Jallieu is the birthplace of Frédéric Dard, writer of the San-Antonio book series.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Les villes jumelées". bourgoinjallieu.fr (in French). Bourgoin-Jallieu. Retrieved 2019-11-21.

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