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The church in Bellentre
The church in Bellentre
Bellentre is located in France
Coordinates: 45°34′14″N 6°42′52″E / 45.5706°N 6.7144°E / 45.5706; 6.7144Coordinates: 45°34′14″N 6°42′52″E / 45.5706°N 6.7144°E / 45.5706; 6.7144
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Albertville
Canton Aime
Area1 23.94 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 947
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 73038 / 73210
Elevation 699–3,011 m (2,293–9,879 ft)
(avg. 743 m or 2,438 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bellentre is a commune in the Savoie department in the region of Rhône-Alpes in south-eastern France.


Situated in the Tarentaise Valley, the commune stretches over villages of Montchavin Les Coches and parts of the ski resort of La Plagne.

Neighbouring communes are Landry to the north-east, Les Chapelles, Bourg-Saint-Maurice and Valezan to the north, Mâcot-la-Plagne to the west, Champagny-en-Vanoise to the south and Peisey-Nancroix to the east.

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