Les Marches

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Les Marches
Sight of the village and its vineyards.
Sight of the village and its vineyards.
Les Marches is located in France
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
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Chambéry
Canton Montmélian
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Christine Carrel
Area1 15.35 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 2,526
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1) (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 73151 /73800
Dialling codes 0479
Elevation 244–1,115 m (801–3,658 ft)
(avg. 807 m or 2,648 ft)
Website www.lesmarches.fr

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.

Les Marches is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

Twin towns[edit]

It is twinned with Stepps and Cardowan near Glasgow in Scotland, UK.[1] 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.[2]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ "Town twinning". North Lanarkshire Council. 
  2. ^ "Les Marches Information-SteppsOnline". www.steppsonline.com. 

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