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Mercury, Savoie

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
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Albertville
Canton Albertville-Nord
Intercommunality Région d'Albertville
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Fillion
Area1 22.33 km2 (8.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,736
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
 • Urban 43,225
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 Savoie département in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

The inhabitants are called Chevronnais.

Sites and monuments

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

See also



External links

  • Official site

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