Bonneville, Haute-Savoie

Bonneville (French pronunciation: [bɔn.vil]; Arpitan: Bônavela) is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

Bonneville
Bonneville, Haute-Savoie by J. M. W. Turner

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Location of Bonneville
Bonneville
Bonneville
Coordinates: 46°04′47″N 6°24′05″E
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
ArrondissementBonneville
CantonBonneville
IntercommunalityFaucigny-Glières
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Stéphane Valli
Area
1
27.15 km2 (10.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
13,214
  Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74042 /74130
Elevation450–1,877 m (1,476–6,158 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

Bonneville is on the A40 autoroute, roughly halfway between Geneva and Chamonix. The urban centre is on the north bank of the Arve river, with urban development reaching to the foot of the mountains to both the north and south.

Bonneville sits at the juncture between the Swiss Voralpen and the French Prealps. to the west, the Arve valley is a wide and fertile outwash plain, while to the east, it is a classical glacial valley.

Twin towns — sister cities

Bonneville is twinned with:

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.


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