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Aix-les-Bains(ĕks-lā-băN`), town (1990 pop. 24,826), Savoie dept., SE France, situated on Lake Bourget at the foot of the Alps. It is a popular resort and spa. The town's alum and sulfur springs have been frequented since Roman times. There are ruins of Roman baths.
a city in eastern France, in the Savoy Alps, on the Lake of Le Bourget, in Savoie Department. Population, 21,000 (1968). The city has electronics industry. Aix les-Bains is a balneoclimatic health resort. The climate is warm and dry; the average temperature in the summer is 21°C. Curative measures include climatotherapy, sulfide thermal springs (with temperatures of 43.5° to 47°C), and bicarbonate-calcium-chalybeate springs (with temperatures of 15° and 8°C). The spring water is used for bathing, inhaling, and irrigating. Disorders of the organs of movement and support, the nervous system, the female reproductive system, and the skin are treated. Facilities include bath-houses, balneological clinics, hotels, and boarding hotels. Aix-les-Bains is a popular winter-sports resort.