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Albertville

(älbĕrvēl`), town (1990 est. pop. 18,121), Savoie dept., E France in the Rhone-Alps region, close to the French-Italian border. Located in the AlpsAlps,
great mountain system of S central Europe, c.500 mi (800 km) long and c.100 mi (160 km) wide, curving in a great arc from the Riviera coast on the Mediterranean Sea, along the borders of N Italy and adjacent regions of SE France, Switzerland, SW Germany, and Austria, and
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 on the Arly River just above its influx into the Isère, Albertville is a transportation and commercial center in a winter sports region. The town was the central site for the 1992 Winter Olympics.

Albertville,

Congo (Kinshasa): see KalemieKalemie
, formerly Albertville
, city (1984 pop. 73,528), Tanganyika prov., SE Congo (Kinshasa), on Lake Tanganyika at the mouth of the Lukuga River. It is a commercial center and a rail-steamer transfer point, handling goods moving between the Congo and Tanzania.
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