Passy, Haute-Savoie

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Passy
Vue du Mont Blanc depuis le village
Vue du Mont Blanc depuis le 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
Area
 • Land1 80.03 km2 (30.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 60,234
 • Population2 11,234
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
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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  • Media related to Passy at Wikimedia Commons