Albertville(redirected from Alberville)
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
..... Click the link for more information. 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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