Orelle

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Orelle
A general view of Orelle
A general view of Orelle
Location of Orelle
Orelle is located in France
Orelle
Orelle
Orelle is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Orelle
Orelle
Coordinates: 45°12′36″N 6°32′16″E / 45.21°N 6.5378°E / 45.21; 6.5378Coordinates: 45°12′36″N 6°32′16″E / 45.21°N 6.5378°E / 45.21; 6.5378
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
ArrondissementSaint-Jean-de-Maurienne
CantonModane
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Aimé Perret
Area
1
69.25 km2 (26.74 sq mi)
Population
(2014)2
357
 • Density5.2/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
73194 /73140
Elevation819–3,400 m (2,687–11,155 ft)
Websitehttp://www.orelle.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.

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

It is connected by the longest télécabine in the world to Plan Bouchet, a skiing area that is part of the 3 vallées, the largest linked ski domain in the world. From there one can access the Val Thorens ski station.

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