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Title: Chindrieux  
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Subject: Communes of Savoie, Arrondissement of Chambéry, Barby, Savoie, Bassens, Savoie, Beaufort, Savoie
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The Château de Châtillon, in Chindrieux
The Château de Châtillon, in Chindrieux
Chindrieux is located in France
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Chambéry
Canton Ruffieux
Area1 16.42 km2 (6.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,214
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 73085 / 73310
Elevation 227–900 m (745–2,953 ft)
(avg. 284 m or 932 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.

Chindrieux is commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

It lies near Lake Bourget.


  • World heritage site 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

World heritage site

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1]

See also


  1. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps

External links

  • Chindrieux photos
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