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The commune lies at the limit of the Vanoise national park
The commune lies at the limit of the Vanoise national park
Sollières-Sardières is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Sollières-Sardières is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°15′54″N 6°48′33″E / 45.265°N 6.8092°E / 45.265; 6.8092Coordinates: 45°15′54″N 6°48′33″E / 45.265°N 6.8092°E / 45.265; 6.8092
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Canton Modane
Area1 33.31 km2 (12.86 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 188
 • Density 5.6/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 73287 /73500
Elevation 1,232–3,241 m (4,042–10,633 ft)
(avg. 1,270 m or 4,170 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.

Sollières-Sardières is a former commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Val-Cenis.[1] It is located the heart of the Alps in the upper Maurienne valley 120 km long. Part of the region is within the alpine national park of Vanoise. The remaining land is not included in the protected area called "zone peripherique" which has lesser environmental protection enforcement rules. Some flowers can only be found in the heights of the commune and in boreal regions. It has a small airstrip ICAO code: LFKD

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 8 August 2016 (in French)