Chindrieux

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Chindrieux
Coordinates: 45°49′18″N5°51′00″E / 45.821667°N 05.85°E / 45.821667; 05.85 Coordinates: 45°49′18″N5°51′00″E / 45.821667°N 05.85°E / 45.821667; 05.85
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Chambéry
Canton Bugey savoyard
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Marie-Claire Barbier [1]
Area
1
16.42 km2 (6.34 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
1,382
  Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
73085 /73310
Elevation227–900 m (745–2,953 ft)
(avg. 284 m or 932 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chindrieux (French pronunciation:  [ʃɛ̃dʁijø] ) is commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

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It lies near Lake Bourget.

World heritage site

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site. [3]

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps