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
The centre of Thônes
Coat of arms of Thônes
Coat of arms
Location of Thônes
Thônes is located in France
Thônes
Thônes
Thônes is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Thônes
Thônes
Coordinates: 45°52′59″N 6°19′33″E / 45.8831°N 6.3258°E / 45.8831; 6.3258Coordinates: 45°52′59″N 6°19′33″E / 45.8831°N 6.3258°E / 45.8831; 6.3258
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
 (2017-01-01)[1]
6,576
 • Density130/km2 (330/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.

GeographyEdit

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

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.