Savoy (/səˈvɔɪ/;[2] Arpitan: Savouè, IPA: [saˈvwɛ]; French: Savoie [savwa]; Italian: Savoia [saˈvɔːja]) is a cultural region in Rhône-Alpes, Fraunce. It comprises roughly the territory o the Wastren Alps atween Loch Geneva in the north an Dauphiné in the sooth.

Savoy
Savoie (in French)
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Savoia (in Italian)
Sapaudia (in Laitin)
Banner o Savoie
Banner
AnthemLe Chant des Allobroges
The Sang o the Savoyards/Allobroges
Location o Savoie
Caipital
and largest city
Chambéry
Offeecial leidsFrench
Ethnic groups
French, Savoyard
Demonym(s)Savoyard (in widespread uise nowadays),[1] Savoisian (name before annexation), Savoyan(historic; today uncommon)
LegislaturSovereign Senate of Savoy(dissolved in 1860)
Annexed 
Annexed tae Fraunce on Juin 14, 1860
• Savoy raised tae a duchy bi Emperor Sigismund
Februar 19, 1416
Aurie
• Total
10,416 km2 (4,022 sq mi)
Population
• 2008 estimate
1,125,119
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+2 (CEST)
Drivin sideright
Cawin code33

ReferencesEedit

  1. Jack D. Street. "The Independence of Savoy and the Autonomy of the Valle d'Aosta", The French Review, Vol 71, No 3, Feb. 1998, pp 396–404 JSTOR 398970 accessed 4 Oct 2008.
  2. "Savoy on www.oxforddictionaries.com". Retrieved 2014-02-16.