River of southeastern France
2. Department in eastern France
named after the river Isere
Common clues: Grenoble’s
river; Rhone feeder; River to the Rhone; French river; Grenoble's
department; Grenoble is its capital
2 times a year
River, Whitewater Slalom
Isère (Isera in Arpitan and Occitan) is a 290 km long
river in southeastern France, in the Rhône-Alpes
(Rôno-Arpes in Arpitan) région. Its source is in the
Alps on the border with Italy, near the ski resort Val d'Isère.
It flows into the Rhône River (left bank) in
Pont-de-l'Isère, a few km north of Valence. Its upper
valley is called Tarentaise.
Isère River in Pontcharra, Isère.
Isère flows through the following départements and
(named after the river): Grenoble
(Arpitan: Isera, Occitan: Isèra) is a department, in the
Rhône-Alpes (Rôno-Arpes in Arpitan) region in the
east of France named after the river Isère.
is one of the original 83 departments created during the French
Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from part of the
former province of Dauphiné. Its area has been reduced
twice, in 1852 and again in 1967.
was also the name of the French ship which delivered the 214
boxes holding the Statue of Liberty.
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