Chablais

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Chablais was a province of the Duchy of Savoy. Its capital was Thonon-les-Bains.

Chablais was elevated to a duchy in 1311 by Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor.[1]

This region is currently divided into three territories, the Chablais savoyard, the Chablais valaisan, and the Chablais vaudois, and is now split across two countries: France (department of Haute-Savoie) and Switzerland (cantons of Valais and Vaud). The Chablais Alps is a mountain range situated between the two countries.

References[edit]

  • Cox, Eugene L. (1967). The Green Count of Savoy. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. LCCN 67-11030. 
  1. ^ Cox 1967, p. 22.