Mâcot-la-Plagne

Mâcot-la-Plagne is a former commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of La Plagne-Tarentaise.[2]

Mâcot-la-Plagne
The ski station of La Plagne
The ski station of La Plagne
Location of Mâcot-la-Plagne
Mâcot-la-Plagne is located in France
Mâcot-la-Plagne
Mâcot-la-Plagne
Mâcot-la-Plagne is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Mâcot-la-Plagne
Mâcot-la-Plagne
Coordinates: 45°33′16″N 6°40′22″E / 45.5544°N 6.6728°E / 45.5544; 6.6728Coordinates: 45°33′16″N 6°40′22″E / 45.5544°N 6.6728°E / 45.5544; 6.6728
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
ArrondissementAlbertville
CantonBourg-Saint-Maurice
CommuneLa Plagne-Tarentaise
Area
1
37.86 km2 (14.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
1,697
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
73210
Elevation653–2,708 m (2,142–8,885 ft)
(avg. 760 m or 2,490 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

It gives its name to the French ski resort La Plagne, most of which lies within the commune of Mâcot-la-Plagne. It is bordered by the communes of Aime to the west, Bozel to the southwest, Champagny-en-Vanoise to the south, Bellentre to the east, and Valezan and La Côte-d'Aime to the north

PopulationEdit

1962= 1072
1968= 1204
1975= 1112
1982= 1210
1990= 1621
1999= 1578
2006= 1789

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