|Community association||Pays Voironnais|
|surface||20.06 km 2|
|Residents||7,852 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||391 inhabitants / km 2|
Square with fountain in Moirans
Moirans is a French municipality with 7852 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Isère in the region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . The municipality is located in the Arrondissement of Grenoble and belongs to the canton of Tullins .
The Isère river limits the municipality to the south. Moirans is surrounded by the neighboring municipalities of Saint-Cassien in the north, Voiron in the northeast, Saint-Jean-de-Moirans in the east, Voreppe in the southeast, Saint-Quentin-sur-Isère in the south, Vourey in the west and Charnècles in the northwest.
The place was mentioned as Morginum or Moringum (928) in the High Middle Ages (10th century).
|Sources: Cassini and INSEE|
- Saint-Pierre church from the 11th century
- Roman tower from the time of the barbarian invasions
- Château de la Motte from the 18th century
- Remains of the old Cordeliers convent from the 13th century
- Park de la Grille
- Town hall from the 18th century
- Cyrano de Dominicis (1927-2017), physicist