Chambéry is a city in the department of Savoie, located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.
It is the capital of the department and has been the historical capital of the Savoy region since the 13th century, when Amadeus V, Count of Savoy, made the city his seat of power.
Together with other Alpine towns Chambéry engages in the Alpine Town of the Year Association for the implementation of the Alpine Convention to achieve sustainable development in the Alpine Arc. Chambéry was awarded Alpine Town of the Year 2006.
Coordinates 45°33'58.562" N 5°55'13.309" E