Mercury, Savoie

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The church and surrounding buildings in Mercury
The church and surrounding buildings in Mercury
Coat of arms of Mercury
Coat of arms
Mercury is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Mercury is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°40′30″N 6°20′16″E / 45.675°N 6.3378°E / 45.675; 6.3378Coordinates: 45°40′30″N 6°20′16″E / 45.675°N 6.3378°E / 45.675; 6.3378
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Albertville
Canton Albertville-1
Intercommunality Région d'Albertville
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Alain Zoccolo
Area1 22.33 km2 (8.62 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 3,013
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
 • Urban 43,225
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 73154 /73200
Elevation 359–1,800 m (1,178–5,906 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.

Mercury is a commune close to Albertville in the Savoy département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

The inhabitants are called Chevronnais.

Sites and monuments[edit]

  • Château de Chevron, a 14th-century castle remodelled in the 17th century. Pope Nicolas II was born in the castle.

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