Les Marches

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Les Marches
Sight of Les Marches in winter.
Sight of Les Marches in winter.
Location of Les Marches
Les Marches is located in France
Les Marches
Les Marches
Les Marches is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Les Marches
Les Marches
Coordinates: 45°30′00″N 6°00′06″E / 45.5°N 6.0017°E / 45.5; 6.0017Coordinates: 45°30′00″N 6°00′06″E / 45.5°N 6.0017°E / 45.5; 6.0017
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
ArrondissementChambéry
CantonMontmélian
CommunePorte-de-Savoie
Area
1
15.35 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,715
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
73800
Dialling codes0479
Elevation244–1,115 m (801–3,658 ft)
(avg. 807 m or 2,648 ft)
Websitewww.lesmarches.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Les Marches is a former commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Porte-de-Savoie.[2]

Twin towns[edit]

It is twinned with

  • United Kingdom Stepps and Cardowan near Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.[3] Les Marches translates in English as 'The Steps' and it was this connection that was noticed by a Les Marches resident in 1995 on a visit to Scotland.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 26 September 2018 (in French)
  3. ^ "Town twinning". North Lanarkshire Council.
  4. ^ "Les Marches Information-SteppsOnline". www.steppsonline.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16.

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