La Roche-sur-Foron

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La Roche-sur-Foron
The main entrance to La Roche-sur-Foron
The main entrance to La Roche-sur-Foron
Coat of arms of La Roche-sur-Foron
Coat of arms
La Roche-sur-Foron is located in France
La Roche-sur-Foron
La Roche-sur-Foron
Coordinates: 46°04′02″N 6°18′41″E / 46.0673°N 6.3113°E / 46.0673; 6.3113Coordinates: 46°04′02″N 6°18′41″E / 46.0673°N 6.3113°E / 46.0673; 6.3113
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Bonneville
Canton La Roche-sur-Foron
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays Rochois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Thabuis
Area
 • Land1 17.94 km2 (6.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 11,000
 • Population2 density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74224 / 74800
Elevation 500–1,896 m (1,640–6,220 ft)
Website Larochesurforon.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.

La Roche-sur-Foron is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

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