Chindrieux

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Chindrieux
Chindrieux is located in France
Chindrieux
Chindrieux
Coordinates: 45°49′18″N 5°51′00″E / 45.821667°N 05.85°E / 45.821667; 05.85Coordinates: 45°49′18″N 5°51′00″E / 45.821667°N 05.85°E / 45.821667; 05.85
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Chambéry
Canton Ruffieux
Area
 • Land1 16.42 km2 (6.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,214
 • Population2 density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 73085 / 73310
Elevation 227–900 m (745–2,953 ft)
(avg. 284 m or 932 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.

Chindrieux is commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

It lies near Lake Bourget.

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1]

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