Manigod

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View of the Merdassier ski area
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Coordinates: 45°51′42″N6°22′14″E / 45.8617°N 6.3706°E / 45.8617; 6.3706 Coordinates: 45°51′42″N6°22′14″E / 45.8617°N 6.3706°E / 45.8617; 6.3706
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Faverges
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Vallées de Thônes
Government
  Mayor (20142020) Bruno Sonnier
Area
1
44.12 km2 (17.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
1,004
  Density23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Manigodins / Manigodines
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74160 /74230
Elevation719–2,485 m (2,359–8,153 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Manigod is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France.

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The area

The linked area of Manigod consists of several different ski areas: La Croix Fry, Merdassier, and Manigod Village, among others.

Village

The village itself is small and traditional with very few shops, all selling local produce such as the locally made Reblochon.

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Aravis valley from Manigod

Plateau de Beaugarde

Famous local walk with a view of Mont Blanc.

Geography

The River Fier has its source in the commune.

Nearby

Nearby villages include Thônes, La Clusaz, Saint-Jean-de-Sixt, and Le Grand Bornand. Further away are the larger towns of Annecy and Chamonix.

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References

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