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Bramans (France)
local community Val-Cenis
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Coordinates 45 ° 13 '  N , 6 ° 47'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 13 '  N , 6 ° 47'  E
Post Code 73500
Former INSEE code 73056
Incorporation January 1, 2017
status Commune déléguée

Look at Bramans

Bramans is a commune Déléguée with 450 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the town of Val-Cenis in the department of Savoie in the region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . It was part of the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and the canton of Modane and previously the capital of the canton of Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis . The inhabitants are called Bramanais .

With effect from January 1, 2017, the former municipalities of Bramans , Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis , Lanslevillard , Sollières-Sardières and Termignon were merged to form Commune nouvelle Val-Cenis.


Bramans is located in the French Alps on the Col du Mont Cenis , on the former highway from Paris to Milan and on the Route des Grandes Alpes at an altitude of approx. 1300 m at the confluence of the Doron de Termignon and the Arc River . Part of the area is in the Vanoise National Park .

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2013
Residents 351 730 230 303 331 375 378 426
Source: Cassini and INSEE


  • Saint-Pierre church in Extravache, former priory church, monument historique
  • Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption church
  • Hannibal's Pass, the legendary path that Hannibal is said to have drawn across the Alps to Italy
Saint-Pierre church

Community partnerships

A partnership has existed with the Italian municipality of Giaglione in Piémont since 2010.

Web links

Commons : Bramans  - collection of images, videos and audio files