Doussard

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Doussard
Doussard
Doussard
Doussard is located in France
Doussard
Doussard
Coordinates: 45°46′36″N 6°13′16″E / 45.7767°N 6.2211°E / 45.7767; 6.2211Coordinates: 45°46′36″N 6°13′16″E / 45.7767°N 6.2211°E / 45.7767; 6.2211
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Faverges
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Faverges
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Deronzier
Area
 • Land1 20.14 km2 (7.78 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 2,781
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74104 / 74210
Elevation 442–1,804 m (1,450–5,919 ft)
Website Ville-doussard.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.

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

The village contains a landing field used by many paragliders, usually after they've taken off from the nearby Col de la Forclaz.

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