Mouxy

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Mouxy
Mouxy is located in France
Mouxy
Mouxy
Coordinates: 45°40′58″N 5°56′07″E / 45.6828°N 5.9353°E / 45.6828; 5.9353Coordinates: 45°40′58″N 5°56′07″E / 45.6828°N 5.9353°E / 45.6828; 5.9353
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
Arrondissement Chambéry
Canton Aix-les-Bains-Sud
Intercommunality Lac du Bourget
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Quard
Area
 • Land1 6.28 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 54,409
 • Population2 1,896
 • Population2 density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 73182 / 73100
Elevation 349–1,530 m (1,145–5,020 ft)
Website www.mairie-mouxy.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.

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

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Inhabitants in Mouxy can called Moussardes and Moussards.

Historical population of Mouxy
(Source: INSEE[1])
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 688 746 822 910 1308 1523
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Monuments and places of interest[edit]

  • The Crémaillère Station
  • The Téléphérique Station
  • Mouxy Church (St. Jacques le Majeur)
  • The Presbytery
  • Saint-Victor Chapel
  • Notre Dame des Neiges Chapel
  • Crosses
  • Wash houses
  • Ovens

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