Passy, Haute-Savoie

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Passy
A view of Mont Blanc from the village
A view of Mont Blanc from the village
Coat of arms of Passy
Coat of arms
Passy is located in France
Passy
Passy
Coordinates: 45°55′28″N 6°41′14″E / 45.9244°N 6.6872°E / 45.9244; 6.6872Coordinates: 45°55′28″N 6°41′14″E / 45.9244°N 6.6872°E / 45.9244; 6.6872
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Bonneville
Canton Canton of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
Intercommunality SIVOM Pays du Mont-Blanc
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Petit-Jean Genaz
Area1 80.03 km2 (30.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 11,234
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Urban 60,234
INSEE/Postal code 74208 / 74190
Elevation 542–2,880 m (1,778–9,449 ft)
Website Ville-passy-mont-blanc.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.

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

Located there is the Sancellemoz sanatorium, where Professor Marie Curie died.

Lac Vert is located in the commune.

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