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Beaufort, also Beaufort-sur-Doron (Arpitan: Bôfôrt), is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is the namesake for the Beaufort cheese, which is produced in the surrounding area.

Beaufort
An aerial view of Beaufort
An aerial view of Beaufort
Coat of arms of Beaufort
Coat of arms
Location of Beaufort
Beaufort is located in France
Beaufort
Beaufort
Beaufort is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Beaufort
Beaufort
Coordinates: 45°43′08″N 6°34′32″E / 45.7189°N 6.5756°E / 45.7189; 6.5756Coordinates: 45°43′08″N 6°34′32″E / 45.7189°N 6.5756°E / 45.7189; 6.5756
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
ArrondissementAlbertville
CantonUgine
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Annick Cressens
Area
1
149.53 km2 (57.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,154
 • Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
73034 /73270
Elevation683–2,882 m (2,241–9,455 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.