Menthon-Saint-Bernard

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Menthon-Saint-Bernard
Menthon-Saint-Bernard seen from the lac d'Annecy
Menthon-Saint-Bernard seen from the lac d'Annecy
Menthon-Saint-Bernard is located in France
Menthon-Saint-Bernard
Menthon-Saint-Bernard
Coordinates: 45°51′36″N 6°11′47″E / 45.86°N 6.1964°E / 45.86; 6.1964Coordinates: 45°51′36″N 6°11′47″E / 45.86°N 6.1964°E / 45.86; 6.1964
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Annecy-le-Vieux
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Tournette
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Antoine de Menthon
Area
 • Land1 4.51 km2 (1.74 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,668
 • Population2 density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74176 / 74290
Elevation 443–1,229 m (1,453–4,032 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.

Menthon-Saint-Bernard is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Because of its proximity to Annecy and its settlement within Manigod, La Clusaz, La Croix Fry and Grand Bornand Menthon-Saint-Bernard has become a resort place since the end of the 19th century.[1]

At the waterfront of the lake between Annecy and Menthon-Saint-Bernhard traces of prehistoric occupation have been found. Whereas later over the centuries, at the foot of the castle of Menthon-Saint-Bernard, a few hamlets have been evolved.[2]

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