Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont, Savoie

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Coordinates: 45°24′58″N5°51′17″E / 45.4161°N 5.8547°E / 45.4161; 5.8547 Coordinates: 45°24′58″N5°51′17″E / 45.4161°N 5.8547°E / 45.4161; 5.8547
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Chambéry
Canton Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Cœur de Chartreuse
Government
  Mayor (20142020) Brigitte Bienassis
Area
1
32.31 km2 (12.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
457
  Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
73274 /73670
Elevation598–2,047 m (1,962–6,716 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

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Geography

Located on the banks of the Guiers Vif, Saint-Pierre d'Entremont in Savoie is a mountain township. His peaks are over 1,800 meters above sea level. His village grows in bottom of the valley (650 meters) and at the top is neighboring with the other located in Isère.

Neighboring townships

Neighboring communes of Saint-Pierre d'Entremont in Savoie are Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont in Isère, Corbel, Entremont-le-Vieux, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Chapareillan.

Toponymy

"Savoyard" part of Saint-Pierre d'Entremont, the town takes its name from the high count of Savoie's castle.

History

In the 19th century, we present the village as poor and isolated, but in the late 19th century, there was a considerable growth of the industry (including gloves industry). In the 20th century, the tourism of the town is at its peak.

A new castle was built by the Entremonts valley district at the south of the Guiers.

Population and society

Personalities

Media

Sports

Sights

See also

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Guiers Vif River in eastern France

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.