Marlens

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Marlens
Marlens is located in France
Marlens
Marlens
Coordinates: 45°46′07″N 6°21′00″E / 45.7686°N 6.35°E / 45.7686; 6.35Coordinates: 45°46′07″N 6°21′00″E / 45.7686°N 6.35°E / 45.7686; 6.35
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Faverges
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Faverges
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Chappelet
Area
 • Land1 15.23 km2 (5.88 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 699
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74167 / 74210
Elevation 437–1,841 m (1,434–6,040 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.

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

There's a popular paragliding site on the hillside to the north of the village. The paragliders land at the village itself.

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