Beaufort, Savoie

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Beaufort
Commune
An aerial view of Beaufort
An aerial view of Beaufort
Coat of arms of Beaufort
Coat of arms
Beaufort is located in France
Beaufort
Beaufort
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Beaufort is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Beaufort
Beaufort
Coordinates: 45°43′08″N 6°34′32″E / 45.7189°N 6.5756°E / 45.7189; 6.5756Coordinates: 45°43′08″N 6°34′32″E / 45.7189°N 6.5756°E / 45.7189; 6.5756
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Albertville
Canton Ugine
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Annick Cressens
Area1 149.53 km2 (57.73 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 2,115
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 73034 /73270
Elevation 683–2,882 m (2,241–9,455 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.

Beaufort, also Beaufort-sur-Doron, is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is the namesake for the Beaufort cheese, which is produced in the surrounding area.

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