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The church in Bellentre
The church in Bellentre
Bellentre is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Bellentre is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°34′14″N 6°42′52″E / 45.5706°N 6.7144°E / 45.5706; 6.7144Coordinates: 45°34′14″N 6°42′52″E / 45.5706°N 6.7144°E / 45.5706; 6.7144
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Albertville
Canton Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Area1 23.94 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 947
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 73038 /73210
Elevation 699–3,011 m (2,293–9,879 ft)
(avg. 743 m or 2,438 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.

Bellentre is a former commune in the Savoie department in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in south-eastern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of La Plagne-Tarentaise.[1]


Situated in the Tarentaise Valley, the commune stretches over villages of Montchavin Les Coches and parts of the ski resort of La Plagne.

Neighbouring communes are Landry to the north-east, Les Chapelles, Bourg-Saint-Maurice and Valezan to the north, Mâcot-la-Plagne to the west, Champagny-en-Vanoise to the south and Peisey-Nancroix to the east.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 10 November 2015

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