View of the Merdassier ski area
|Arrondissement||Arrondissement of Annecy|
|Canton||Canton of Thônes|
|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes des Vallées de Thônes|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Bruno Sonnier|
|• Land1||44.12 km2 (17.03 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||18/km2 (46/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||74160 / 74230|
|Elevation||719–2,485 m (2,359–8,153 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.
The village itself is small and traditional with very few shops, all selling local produce such as home baked bread and locally made Reblochon.
Plateau de Beaugarde
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Famous local walk with a view of Mont Blanc in Chamonix.
The Fier has its source in the commune.
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