Saint-Jorioz

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Saint-Jorioz
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Saint-Jorioz
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Saint-Jorioz
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Saint-Jorioz
Coordinates: 45°49′59″N6°10′01″E / 45.8331°N 6.1669°E / 45.8331; 6.1669 Coordinates: 45°49′59″N6°10′01″E / 45.8331°N 6.1669°E / 45.8331; 6.1669
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Annecy-4
Intercommunality CA Grand Annecy
Government
  Mayor (20142020) Michel Beal
Area
1
21.12 km2 (8.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
5,738
  Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Saint-Joriens / Saint-Joriennes
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74242 /74410
Elevation443–1,657 m (1,453–5,436 ft)
Website Saint-jorioz.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Jorioz, located on the western banks of lake Annecy, is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

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World heritage site

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site. [2]

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps