Thônes

Thônes is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France, and is the ″capital″ of local cheeses Reblochon and Chevrotin.

Thônes
The centre of Thônes

Coat of arms
Location of Thônes
Thônes
Thônes
Coordinates: 45°52′59″N 6°19′33″E
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
ArrondissementAnnecy
CantonFaverges
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes des Vallées de Thônes
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Pierre Bibollet
Area
1
52.33 km2 (20.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
6,891
  Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74280 /74230
Elevation574–2,280 m (1,883–7,480 ft)
WebsiteMairie-thones.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

The Fier flows northwestward through the middle of the commune and traverses the village.

People

See also

References

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