La Tronche

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La Tronche
Coat of arms of La Tronche
La Tronche (France)
La Tronche
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Meylan
Community association Grenoble-Alpes metropolis
Coordinates 45 ° 12 '  N , 5 ° 44'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 12 '  N , 5 ° 44'  E
height 207-1,045 m
surface 6.4 km 2
Residents 6,596 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 1,031 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 38700
INSEE code

La Tronche hospital

La Tronche is a French municipality with 6596 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Isère in the region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . It belongs to the Arrondissement of Grenoble and the Canton of Meylan . The inhabitants call themselves Tronchois or Tronchoises .

Geography, economy, infrastructure

The municipality is located in the metropolitan area northeast of Grenoble . Neighboring municipalities are Quaix-en-Chartreuse in the north, Corenc in the northeast, Meylan in the east, Saint-Martin-d'Hères in the southeast, Grenoble in the south and Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux in the west.

The Isère forms the border with Grenoble . The highest point in the municipality is the mountain peak of Mont Raichais at 1051 m. ü. M. Parts of the municipality are located in the Chartreuse Regional Nature Park .

The Grenoble tram stop is at the local hospital, which is part of the Center hospitalier universitaire de Grenoble .

Part of the Viognier grape variety, called Galopine here, is grown in La Tronche .

Population development

year 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Residents 7,993 7,410 6,690 6,454 6,433 6,142


Hébert Museum


Web links

Commons : La Tronche  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Musée Hébert in the Base Mérimée of the French Ministry of Culture (French)