La Léchère

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La Léchère
La Léchère is located in France
La Léchère
La Léchère
Coordinates: 45°31′59″N 6°28′27″E / 45.5331°N 6.4742°E / 45.5331; 6.4742Coordinates: 45°31′59″N 6°28′27″E / 45.5331°N 6.4742°E / 45.5331; 6.4742
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Albertville
Canton Moûtiers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Rochaix
Area1 102.86 km2 (39.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,923
 • Density 19/km2 (48/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 73187 / 73260
Elevation 411–2,815 m (1,348–9,236 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.

La Léchère is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is situated in the Isère valley, between Albertville and Moûtiers. It was formed in 1972 by the merger of the former communes Notre-Dame-de-Briançon, Celliers, Doucy, Naves, Petit-Cœur and Pussy.[1]

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