La Bâtie-Divisin

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Location
45°30'38"N
005°35'54"E
Country
 France
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Description

La Bâtie-Divisin is a former commune in the Isère department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of south-eastern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Les Abrets-en-Dauphiné.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Récugnots or Récugnotes.

Geography

La Bâtie-Divisin is located some 23 km east by south-east of Bourgoin-Jallieu and 15 km north of Voiron. Access to the commune is by the D1075 from Les Abrets in the north which passes through the village and continues south to Montferrat. The D28 goes south-east from the village to Saint-Geoire-en-Valdaine. The D50C links the south of the commune to Montferrat. The D50 branches from the D1075 at the southern border and goes south-west to Paladru. Apart from the village there are the hamlets of La Chapelle in the north and La Charrière in the south. The commune is mostly farmland with a little forest.The Ruisseau de Corbassière rises in the south of the commune and flows north through the centre of the commune from south to north to join the Bièvre north-east of the commune. The Ruisseau des Rajans forms the south-eastern border of the commune as it flows north-east to join the Ruisseau de Gorgeat, which rises in the commune, and it becomes the Ruisseau de la Corbière.

Toponymy

La Bâtie-Divisin appears as Recoing on the 1750 Cassini Map and the same on the 1790 version.

Administration

List of Successive Mayors

Demography

In 2012 the commune had 892 inhabitants.

Culture and Heritage

Religious heritage

The Parish Church

Environmental heritage

The commune has two Zones of natural ecological interest, flora and faune: The Humid woodlands of the Ruisseau de la Corbassière The Forests bordering the Rajans, Caron, and la Combe Pigna streams
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