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Savoie
Coat of arms of Savoy
Coat of arms
Location of Savoie in France
Location of Savoie in France
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Prefecture Chambéry
Subprefectures Albertville
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Government
 • President of the General Council Hervé Gaymard (UMP)
Area
 • Total 6,028 km2 (2,327 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total 411,007
 • Rank 58rd
 • Density 68.183/km2 (176.593/sq mi)

^1  French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2
^2  Inventaire forestier départemental, IIIe inventaire 1998

Savoie is a department found in the southeast of France in the Rhône-Alpes region. Its prefecture is Chambéry and its population is about 392,000 (2006 estimation).