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Les Marches

Les Marches
Sight of the village and its vineyards.
Sight of the village and its vineyards.
Les Marches is located in France
Les Marches
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Chambéry
Canton Montmélian
Area1 15.35 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,490
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
INSEE/Postal code 73151 / 73800
Dialling codes 0479
Elevation 244–1,115 m (801–3,658 ft)
(avg. 807 m or 2,648 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.

Les Marches is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.


  • Twin towns 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
    • Footnotes 3.1
  • External links 4

Twin towns

It is twinned with Stepps near Glasgow in Scotland, UK.[1] Les Marches translates in English as 'The Steps' and it was this connection that was noticed by a Les Marches resident in 1995 on a visit to Scotland.[2]

See also


  • Les Marches Community Website (In French)


  1. ^ "Town twinning". North Lanarkshire Council. 
  2. ^ "Les Marches Information-SteppsOnline". 

External links

  • Official site
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