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Panoramic view of Lake Aiguebelette
Panoramic view of Lake Aiguebelette
Coat of arms of Aiguebelette-le-Lac
Coat of arms
Aiguebelette-le-Lac is located in France
Coordinates: 45°32′19″N 5°48′56″E / 45.5386°N 5.8156°E / 45.5386; 5.8156Coordinates: 45°32′19″N 5°48′56″E / 45.5386°N 5.8156°E / 45.5386; 5.8156
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Chambéry
Canton Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin
Intercommunality Lac Aiguebelette
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Claude Coutaz
Area1 7.91 km2 (3.05 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 253
 • Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 73001 /73610
Elevation 372–1,360 m (1,220–4,462 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.

Aiguebelette-le-Lac is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is named after the Lac d'Aiguebelette, one of the largest natural lakes of France.

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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