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Orelle

Orelle
A general view of Orelle
A general view of Orelle
Orelle is located in France
Orelle
Orelle
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Canton Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Aimé Perret
Area1 69.25 km2 (26.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 408
 • Density 5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 73194 / 73140
Elevation 819–3,400 m (2,687–11,155 ft)
Website http://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 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.

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Official site of Orelle Tourism Office
  • Official site of Les 3 Vallees ski domain
  • Orelle overview
  • Orelle skiing on mobile and wap
  • Les 3 Vallees mobile and wap
  • Vanoise National Park


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