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The church in Burdignin
The church in Burdignin
Burdignin is located in France
Coordinates: 46°13′19″N 6°25′29″E / 46.2219°N 6.4247°E / 46.2219; 6.4247Coordinates: 46°13′19″N 6°25′29″E / 46.2219°N 6.4247°E / 46.2219; 6.4247
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains
Canton Canton of Boëge
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Dupraz
Area1 9.87 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 643
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74050 / 74420
Elevation 736–1,297 m (2,415–4,255 ft)
Website www.burdignin.fr

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.

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


Burdignin is a common medium mountain located in the heart of the Green Valley , north of the department of Haute Savoie. Burdignin depends on the canton of Boëge and is part of the Chablais Alps but is also close to the Geneva area .

Burdignin has preserved an agricultural and forestry tradition. This quiet little village allows mountain biking ( forest track and edges Menoge ), but also hiking ( snowshoeing in winter the peaks between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva ) . The people are bornérandes and bornérands .


Burdignin is easily accessible by road , just 15 minutes from the motorway ATMB (exit Green Valley )

By Distance[edit]

  • 3 km from Boege , head of the canton , shops , market on Tuesday morning
  • 5 km of Habère- Poche, alpine ski area Habère- Poche, Bellevaux Hirmentaz
  • 7 km of the plateau Moises , Nordic ski and opportunity to make the glider
  • 12 km from the plateau of Plaine Joux , Nordic ski , hiking peak Miribel
  • 25 km from Lake Geneva

By Time[edit]

  • 45 minutes of Annecy
  • 1 hour from Chamonix
  • 25 minutes from Thonon-les-Bains
  • 30 minutes from Geneva

Burdignin in numbers[edit]

  • Total Population: 643 inhabitants (2008)
  • Area: 980 hectares
  • Altitude Capital: 850 meters
  • Maximum altitude: 1297 meters

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