Le Dauphiné libéré
History and profile
Founded in 1945, Le Dauphiné libéré is produced in 24 different editions covering events in eight French departments, mainly in the region Rhône-Alpes:
- Ain (Pays de Gex only)
- Hautes-Alpes (in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur)
- Vaucluse (in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur)
The paper is published in broadsheet format. The print service is in Veurey-Voroize in the agglomeration of Grenoble. Until 2010 Le Dauphiné libéré organised the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré, an important race in the lead-up to the Tour de France. The race then became the Critérium du Dauphiné.
The 1998 circulation of Le Dauphiné libéré was 259,000 copies. The paper had a circulation of 259,000 copies both in 2001 and in 2003. The circulation of the paper was 213,664 copies in 2014.
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