|Community association||Grenoble-Alpes metropolis|
|surface||4.5 km 2|
|Residents||10,185 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||2,263 inhabitants / km 2|
Saint-Christophe Church in Eybens
Eybens is a French commune in the department of Isère in the region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . It has 10,185 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) and is part of the Arrondissement of Grenoble and part of the canton of Échirolles (until 2015: canton of Eybens ). The inhabitants are called Eybinois .
Eybens is surrounded by its neighboring communities Grenoble in the north, Saint-Martin-d'Hères in the northeast, Poisat in the east, Brié-et-Angonnes in the southeast, Bresson in the south and Échirolles in the west.
The place appears for the first time in the church records in the 11th century. The place is mentioned as Aiben at the beginning of the 12th century.