Courchevel (French pronunciation: [kuʁʃəvɛl]; Arpitan: Ecôrchevél) is a commune in the department of Savoie, southeastern France. This city was established on January 1, 2017 by merging the two formerly distinct communes of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise (the seat) and La Perrière.[3] It takes its name from the eponymous nearby ski resort of Courchevel.

Courchevel
La Tania ski resort
La Tania ski resort
Coat of arms of Courchevel
Location of Courchevel
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Courchevel is located in France
Courchevel
Courchevel
Courchevel is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Courchevel
Courchevel
Coordinates: 45°26′06″N 6°38′17″E / 45.435°N 6.638°E / 45.435; 6.638
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
ArrondissementAlbertville
CantonMoûtiers
IntercommunalityVal Vanoise
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean Yves Pachod[1]
Area
1
68.90 km2 (26.60 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2020)[2]
2,358
 • Density34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
73227 /73120
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Local culture and heritage Edit

Heraldry Edit

  Blazon:
Per pale or, a twin-headed eagle azure, and gules a cross argent (Savoy) ; overall a chief gules supported argent
Comments: Arms of Courchevel city, French Savoy.


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References Edit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2020". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2022.
  3. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 8 August 2016 (in French)