|Community association||Grenoble-Alpes metropolis|
|surface||18.09 km 2|
|Residents||893 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||49 inhabitants / km 2|
View of Quaix-en-Chartreuse
Quaix-en-Chartreuse is a French village with 893 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Isère in the region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . It belongs to the Arrondissement of Grenoble and to the Grenoble-Alpes-Métropole municipal association founded in 2014 .
The suffix -en-Chartreuse was established in 1968.
Quaix-en-Chartreuse is located eight kilometers north of Grenoble on the southern slope of the Chartreuse massif within the Chartreuse Regional Nature Park . The highest point in the municipality is the summit La Pinéa ( ) in the extreme north. Other elevations in the wooded, mountainous north of the municipality are L'Écotoux ( ) and Aiguille de Quaix ( ). Quaix-en-Chartreuse is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Sarcenas in the northeast, Le Sappey-en-Chartreuse in the east, Corenc and La Tronche in the southeast, Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux in the south, Saint-Égrève in the southwest and Proveysieux in the west and Northwest.
|Sources: Cassini and INSEE|
- Romanesque church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste from the 12th century
- Castle in the district of Le Château from the 11th century
- Vence Castle
- several wells
- Battery du Néron, remains of a fort
Economy and Infrastructure
There are 17 farms in the municipality of Quaix-en-Chartreuse (growing cereals, breeding horses, cattle, pigs, goats and sheep).
The municipality of Quaix-en-Chartreuse is connected by the main road D67 with the municipality of La Tronche , a suburb of Grenoble , five kilometers away . Grenoble is an important transport hub in southeast France. The Saint-Égrève-Saint-Robert train station, four kilometers away, is on the Lyon – Marseille railway line .
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- Quaix-en-Chartreuse on insee.fr
- on annuaire-mairie.fr (French)