Alex, Haute-Savoie

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Alex is located in France
Coordinates: 45°53′23″N 6°14′21″E / 45.8897°N 6.2392°E / 45.8897; 6.2392Coordinates: 45°53′23″N 6°14′21″E / 45.8897°N 6.2392°E / 45.8897; 6.2392
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Annecy-le-Vieux
Intercommunality SIABD
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Dal Gobbo
Area1 17.02 km2 (6.57 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 930
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74003 / 74290
Elevation 516–1,852 m (1,693–6,076 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Alex is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.


The Fier forms most of the commune's northern border.

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