Savoy

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Savoy
Savoie (French)
Savouè (Arpitan)
Savoia (Italian)
Sapaudia (Laitin)
Banner o Savoie
Banner
Anthem: Le Chant des Allobroges
The Sang o the Savoyards/Allobroges
Location o Savoie
Capital
an lairgest ceety
Chambéry
Offeecial leids French
Ethnic groups French, Savoyard
Demonym Savoyard (in widespread uise nowadays),[1] Savoisian (name before annexation), Savoyan(historic; today uncommon)
Legislatur Sovereign Senate of Savoy(dissolved in 1860)
Annexed Annexed tae Fraunce on Juin 14, 1860
• Savoy raised tae a duchy bi Emperor Sigismund
Februar 19, 1416
Aurie
• Tot
10,416 km2 (4,022 sq mi)
Population
• 2008 estimate
1,125,119
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on the right
Cawin code 33

Savoy (/səˈvɔɪ/;[2] Arpitan: Savouè, IPA: [saˈvwɛ]; French: Savoie [savwa]; Italian: Savoia [saˈvɔːja]) is a cultural region in Rhône-Alpes, Fraunce. It comprises roughly the territory o the Wastren Alps atween Loch Geneva in the north an Dauphiné in the sooth.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jack D. Street. "The Independence of Savoy and the Autonomy of the Valle d'Aosta", The French Review, Vol 71, No 3, Feb. 1998, pp 396–404 JSTOR 398970 accessed 4 Oct 2008.
  2. "Savoy on www.oxforddictionaries.com.". Retrieved 2014-02-16.