Albertville

commune in Savoie, France

Albertville is a French commune in the Savoie department. Its population is about 17,300 (1999 census). The commune hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1992.

Albertville
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Albertville is located in France
Albertville
Albertville
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Albertville is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Albertville
Albertville
Coordinates: 45°40′36″N 6°23′36″E / 45.6767°N 6.3933°E / 45.6767; 6.3933Coordinates: 45°40′36″N 6°23′36″E / 45.6767°N 6.3933°E / 45.6767; 6.3933
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
ArrondissementAlbertville
CantonAlbertville-Nord and Albertville-Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Masure
Area
1
17.54 km2 (6.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)2
18,480
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
73011 /73200
Elevation328–2,030 m (1,076–6,660 ft)
(avg. 352 m or 1,155 ft)
Websitehttp://www.albertville.com/
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.