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Savoie
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Savoie depairtment, in Chambéry
Prefectur biggin o the Savoie depairtment, in Chambéry
Coat o airms o Savoie
Coat o airms
Location o Savoie in Fraunce
Location o Savoie in Fraunce
Coordinates: 45°35′N 6°20′E / 45.583°N 6.333°E / 45.583; 6.333
Kintra Fraunce
Region Rhône-Alpes
Prefectur Chambéry
Subprefecturs Albertville
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Hervé Gaymard (UMP)
Aurie1
 • Tot 6,028 km2 (2,327 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Tot 405,535
 • Rank 61st
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 73
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 37
Communes 305
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuars, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger than 1 km2

Savoie (pronounced: [sa.vwa]; Arpitan: Savouè d’Avâl, Italian: Savoia, pronounced [saˈvɔja], Inglis: Savoy, /səˈvɔɪ/) is a French depairtment locatit in the Rhône-Alpes region in the French Alps.

Thegither wi the Haute-Savoie, Savoie is ane o the twa depairtments o the historic region o Savoy that wis annexed bi Fraunce on 14 Juin 1860, follaein the signatur o the Treaty o Turin on 24 Mairch 1860. For history afore 1860, details o the annexation, an modren regionalism, see Savoy.

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