Thônex

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Thônex
Skyline of Thônex
Coat of arms of Thônex
Coat of arms
Location of Thônex
Thônex is located in Switzerland
Thônex
Thônex
Thônex is located in Canton of Geneva
Thônex
Thônex
Coordinates: 46°11′N 06°11′E / 46.183°N 6.183°E / 46.183; 6.183Coordinates: 46°11′N 06°11′E / 46.183°N 6.183°E / 46.183; 6.183
CountrySwitzerland
CantonGeneva
Districtn.a.
Government
 • MayorMaire
Isabel Rochat
Area
 • Total3.82 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Elevation
431 m (1,414 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total14,122
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Thônesien
Postal code
1226
SFOS number6640
LocalitiesFossard, Moillesulaz, Mon-Idée, Villette
Surrounded byAmbilly (FR-74), Chêne-Bougeries, Chêne-Bourg, Choulex, Gaillard (FR-74), Puplinge, Vandœuvres, Veyrier
Twin townsGraveson (France)
Websitewww.thonex.ch
SFSO statistics

Thônex is a municipality of the canton of Geneva, Switzerland. It is in the east of the canton and shares a border with the French town of Ambilly.

History[change | change source]

In 1869, the municipality was created when Chêne-Thônex split into two independent municipalities Chêne-Bourg and Thônex.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 18 February 2011

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