Sévrier

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Sévrier
Sevrier vu de la Cochette.jpg
Sévrier is located in France
Sévrier
Sévrier
Coordinates: 45°51′55″N 6°08′26″E / 45.8653°N 6.1406°E / 45.8653; 6.1406Coordinates: 45°51′55″N 6°08′26″E / 45.8653°N 6.1406°E / 45.8653; 6.1406
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Seynod
Intercommunality Lac d'Annecy
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Hérisson
Area1 12.65 km2 (4.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,099
 • Density 320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
INSEE/Postal code 74267 / 74320
Elevation 440–1,287 m (1,444–4,222 ft)
(avg. 456 m or 1,496 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.

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

It is located on the north-western banks of Lake Annecy. It is essentially a residential suburb of Annecy.

Geographical features around Lake Annecy

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1]

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