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Saint-Jean-d'Arves

Saint-Jean-d'Arves
The Sallanches Viaduct, in Saint-Jean-d'Arves
The Sallanches Viaduct, in Saint-Jean-d'Arves
Saint-Jean-d'Arves is located in France
Saint-Jean-d'Arves
Saint-Jean-d'Arves
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Canton Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Area1 75.6 km2 (29.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 230
 • Density 3.0/km2 (7.9/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 73242 / 73530
Elevation 977–3,504 m (3,205–11,496 ft)
(avg. 1,550 m or 5,090 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.

Saint-Jean-d'Arves is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

It is a ski resort, part

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