Rumilly, Haute-Savoie

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Rumilly
The Pont-Neuf bridge crossing the Chéran river
The Pont-Neuf bridge crossing the Chéran river
Coat of arms of Rumilly
Coat of arms
Rumilly is located in France
Rumilly
Rumilly
Coordinates: 45°52′33″N 5°56′41″E / 45.8758°N 5.9447°E / 45.8758; 5.9447Coordinates: 45°52′33″N 5°56′41″E / 45.8758°N 5.9447°E / 45.8758; 5.9447
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Annecy
Canton Canton of Rumilly
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Rumilly
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Bechet
Area
 • Land1 16.89 km2 (6.52 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 25,728
 • Population2 12,781
 • Population2 density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74225 / 74150
Elevation 312–589 m (1,024–1,932 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.

Rumilly is a commune of over 12000 inhabitants in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The Chéran forms part of the commune's eastern border, crosses the village, flows north-northwestward through the northern part of the commune, then flows into the Fier, which forms part of its northern border.

Mayor[edit]

Pierre Bechet is the current mayor of Rumilly serving from 2008 to 2014.

Twinning[edit]

Rumilly is twinned with Michelstadt, Germany.

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