La Salette-Fallavaux

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La Salette-Fallavaux
La Salette-Fallavaux is located in France
La Salette-Fallavaux
La Salette-Fallavaux
Coordinates: 44°50′28″N 5°58′33″E / 44.8411°N 5.9758°E / 44.8411; 5.9758Coordinates: 44°50′28″N 5°58′33″E / 44.8411°N 5.9758°E / 44.8411; 5.9758
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Corps
Intercommunality Pays de Corps
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Andrieux
 • Land1 22 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 76
 • Population2 density 3.5/km2 (8.9/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38469 / 38970
Elevation 983–2,402 m (3,225–7,881 ft)
(avg. 1,140 m or 3,740 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 Salette-Fallavaux is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France. The sanctuary of Our Lady of La Salette in the mountains above the village, devoted to a Marian apparition in 1846, is a well-known pilgrimage site.

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