Arrondissement of Annecy

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Arrondissement of Annecy
Location of Annecy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location of Annecy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
Communes80
PrefectureAnnecy
INSEE code741
Area
 • Total1,261.6 km2 (487.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total276,382
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Annecy is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Haute-Savoie département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Annecy.

History[change | change source]

When the Haute-Savoie department was created in 1860, the arrondissement of Annecy was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Annecy is bordered to the northwest by the arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Bonneville, and to the south by the Savoie department.

It is the most southern arrondissement of the department and is the second largest arrondissement with an area of 1,261.6 km2 (487.1 sq mi),[2] but the first in population, with 276,382 inhabitants and a density of 219.1 inhabitants/km².[3]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[4] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Annecy, there are 7 cantons:

  1. Annecy-1 (7401)
  2. Annecy-2 (7402)
  3. Annecy-le-Vieux (7403)
  4. Faverges (7408) (partly)
  5. La Roche-sur-Foron (7411) (partly)
  6. Rumilly (7412)
  7. Seynod (7416)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Annecy has 80 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Alby-sur-Chéran (74002)
  2. Alex (74003)
  3. Allèves (74004)
  4. Annecy (74010)
  5. Argonay (74019)
  6. La Balme-de-Sillingy (74026)
  7. La Balme-de-Thuy (74027)
  8. Bloye (74035)
  9. Bluffy (74036)
  10. Le Bouchet-Mont-Charvin (74045)
  11. Boussy (74046)
  12. Chainaz-les-Frasses (74054)
  13. Chapeiry (74061)
  14. La Chapelle-Saint-Maurice (74060)
  15. Charvonnex (74062)
  16. Chavanod (74067)
  17. Chevaline (74072)
  18. Choisy (74076)
  19. Les Clefs (74079)
  20. La Clusaz (74080)
  21. Crempigny-Bonneguête (74095)
  22. Cusy (74097)
  23. Cuvat (74098)
  24. Dingy-Saint-Clair (74102)
  25. Doussard (74104)
  26. Duingt (74108)
  27. Entrevernes (74111)
  28. Épagny-Metz-Tessy (74112)
  29. Étercy (74117)
  30. Faverges-Seythenex (74123)
  31. Fillière (74282)
  32. Giez (74135)
  33. Le Grand-Bornand (74136)
  34. Groisy (74137)
  35. Gruffy (74138)
  36. Hauteville-sur-Fier (74141)
  37. Héry-sur-Alby (74142)
  38. Lathuile (74147)
  39. Leschaux (74148)
  40. Lornay (74151)
  41. Lovagny (74152)
  42. Manigod (74160)
  43. Marcellaz-Albanais (74161)
  44. Marigny-Saint-Marcel (74165)
  45. Massingy (74170)
  46. Menthon-Saint-Bernard (74176)
  47. Mésigny (74179)
  48. Montagny-les-Lanches (74186)
  49. Moye (74192)
  50. Mûres (74194)
  51. Nâves-Parmelan (74198)
  52. Nonglard (74202)
  53. Poisy (74213)
  54. Quintal (74219)
  55. Rumilly (74225)
  56. Saint-Eustache (74232)
  57. Saint-Eusèbe (74231)
  58. Saint-Félix (74233)
  59. Saint-Ferréol (74234)
  60. Saint-Jean-de-Sixt (74239)
  61. Saint-Jorioz (74242)
  62. Saint-Sylvestre (74254)
  63. Sales (74255)
  64. Sallenôves (74257)
  65. Serraval (74265)
  66. Sevrier (74267)
  67. Sillingy (74272)
  68. Talloires-Montmin (74275)
  69. Thônes (74280)
  70. Thusy (74283)
  71. Val-de-Chaise (74167)
  72. Val-de-Fier (74274)
  73. Vallières (74289)
  74. Vaulx (74292)
  75. Versonnex (74297)
  76. Veyrier-du-Lac (74299)
  77. Les Villards-sur-Thônes (74302)
  78. Villaz (74303)
  79. Villy-le-Pelloux (74307)
  80. Viuz-la-Chiésaz (74310)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
74010 Annecy 124,401 Annecy-1, Annecy-2
Annecy-le-Vieux, Seynod
CA du Grand Annecy
74225 Rumilly 14,836 Rumilly Le Canton de Rumilly
74123 Faverges-Seythenex 7,611 Faverges Les Sources du Lac d'Annecy
74213 Poisy 7,368 Annecy-1 CA du Grand Annecy
74112 Epagny Metz-Tessy 7,363 Annecy-le-Vieux CA du Grand Annecy
74280 Thônes 6,367 Faverges Les Vallées de Thônes
74242 Saint-Jorioz 5,747 Seynod CA du Grand Annecy
74026 La Balme-de-Sillingy 5,044 Annecy-1 Fier et Usses
74272 Sillingy 5,037 Annecy-1 Fier et Usses
74267 Sévrier 4,163 Annecy-2 CA du Grand Annecy

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Haute-Savoie". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement d'Annecy (741)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-153 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Haute-Savoie" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement d'Annecy (741)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 30 September 2017.

Coordinates: 45°53′48″N 6°07′34″E / 45.89667°N 6.12611°E / 45.89667; 6.12611