Thônex

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Thônex
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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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