Arrondissement of Albertville

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Arrondissement of Albertville
Location of Albertville in Savoie
Location of Albertville in Savoie
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
Communes74
SubprefectureAlbertville
INSEE code731
Area
 • Total2,466.1 km2 (952.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total111,839
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Albertville is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Savoie département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and a subprefecture of the department, is the city of Albertville.

History[change | change source]

When the Savoie department was created in 1860, the arrondissement of Albertville was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Albertville is bordered to the north by the Haute-Savoie department, to the east by Italy, to the south by the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and to the west by the arrondissement of Chambéry.

It is in the north of the department and is the largest arrondissement with an area of 2,466.1 km2 (952.2 sq mi),[2] and the second in population, with 111,839 inhabitants and a density of 45.4 inhabitants/km².[3]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[4] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Albertville, there are 5 cantons:

  1. Albertville-1 (7303)
  2. Albertville-2 (7304)
  3. Bourg-Saint-Maurice (7305)
  4. Moûtiers (7313)
  5. Ugine (7319)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Albertville has 74 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aigueblanche (73003)
  2. Aime-la-Plagne (73006)
  3. Albertville (73011)
  4. Allondaz (73014)
  5. Les Allues (73015)
  6. Les Avanchers-Valmorel (73024)
  7. La Bâthie (73032)
  8. Beaufort (73034)
  9. Les Belleville (73257)
  10. Le Bois (73045)
  11. Bonneval (73046)
  12. Bonvillard (73048)
  13. Bourg-Saint-Maurice (73054)
  14. Bozel (73055)
  15. Brides-les-Bains (73057)
  16. Césarches (73061)
  17. Cevins (73063)
  18. Champagny-en-Vanoise (73071)
  19. Les Chapelles (73077)
  20. Cléry (73086)
  21. Cohennoz (73088)
  22. Courchevel (73227)
  23. Crest-Voland (73094)
  24. Esserts-Blay (73110)
  25. Feissons-sur-Isère (73112)
  26. Feissons-sur-Salins (73113)
  27. Flumet (73114)
  28. Frontenex (73121)
  29. La Giettaz (73123)
  30. Gilly-sur-Isère (73124)
  31. Grésy-sur-Isère (73129)
  32. Grignon (73130)
  33. Hautecour (73131)
  34. Hauteluce (73132)
  35. Landry (73142)
  36. La Léchère (73187)
  37. Marthod (73153)
  38. Mercury (73154)
  39. Montagny (73161)
  40. Montailleur (73162)
  41. Monthion (73170)
  42. Montvalezan (73176)
  43. Moûtiers (73181)
  44. Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (73186)
  45. Notre-Dame-des-Millières (73188)
  46. Notre-Dame-du-Pré (73190)
  47. Pallud (73196)
  48. Peisey-Nancroix (73197)
  49. La Plagne-Tarentaise (73150)
  50. Planay (73201)
  51. Plancherine (73202)
  52. Pralognan-la-Vanoise (73206)
  53. Queige (73211)
  54. Rognaix (73216)
  55. Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise (73232)
  56. Sainte-Hélène-sur-Isère (73241)
  57. Saint-Jean-de-Belleville (73244)
  58. Saint-Marcel (73253)
  59. Saint-Nicolas-la-Chapelle (73262)
  60. Saint-Oyen (73266)
  61. Saint-Paul-sur-Isère (73268)
  62. Saint-Vital (73283)
  63. Salins-Fontaine (73284)
  64. Séez (73285)
  65. Thénésol (73292)
  66. Tignes (73296)
  67. Tournon (73297)
  68. Tours-en-Savoie (73298)
  69. Ugine (73303)
  70. Val-d'Isère (73304)
  71. Venthon (73308)
  72. Verrens-Arvey (73312)
  73. Villard-sur-Doron (73317)
  74. Villaroger (73323)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
73011 Albertville 18,950 Albertville-1, Albertville-2 CA Arlysère
73054 Bourg-Saint-Maurice 7,204 Bourg-Saint-Maurice Maison de l'Intercommunalité de Haute-Tarentaise
73303 Ugine 7,019 Ugine CA Arlysère
73006 Aime-la-Plagne 4,421 Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Versants d'Aime
73150 La Plagne Tarentaise 3,760 Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Versants d'Aime
73181 Moûtiers 3,705 Moûtiers Cœur de Tarentaise
73003 Aigueblanche 3,118 Moûtiers Les Vallées d'Aigueblanche
73154 Mercury 3,013 Albertville-1 CA Arlysère
73257 Les Belleville 2,992 Moûtiers Cœur de Tarentaise
73124 Gilly-sur-Isère 2,912 Albertville-2 CA Arlysère

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Savoie". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement d'Albertville (731)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-272 du 27 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Savoie" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement d'Albertville (731)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 4 October 2017.

Coordinates: 45°40′00″N 6°23′15″E / 45.66667°N 6.38750°E / 45.66667; 6.38750