Les Allues

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Les Allues
Coordinates: 45°25′54″N6°33′24″E / 45.4317°N 6.5567°E / 45.4317; 6.5567 Coordinates: 45°25′54″N6°33′24″E / 45.4317°N 6.5567°E / 45.4317; 6.5567
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Albertville
Canton Moûtiers
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Thierry Monin [1]
Area
1
85.99 km2 (33.20 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
1,857
  Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
73015 /73550
Elevation680–3,564 m (2,231–11,693 ft)
(avg. 1,125 m or 3,691 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Les Allues (French pronunciation:  [le.z‿aly] ) is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in Southeastern France. In 2018, it had a population of 1,857. Les Allues is best known for containing the Méribel ski resort and its surrounding Méribel les Allues area; the southernmost part of the commune is covered by Vanoise National Park.

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Geography

The town of Les Allues, after which the commune is named and in which the town hall is located, is situated in the Allues Valley at 1,100 m (3,608 ft). [3] The town has a rich history and holds various events annually to celebrate different parts of this history.

At the historic centre of the town is the Place du Four (fireplace), a huge oven used to make bread for the locals on certain occasions. Around the Place du Four are various buildings dating from when the town was first built. These include Chalet Symphonie and La Vallée Blanche.

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  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.
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