Saint-Genis-l'Argentière

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Saint-Genis-l'Argentière
Saint-Genis-l'Argentière is located in France
Saint-Genis-l'Argentière
Saint-Genis-l'Argentière
Coordinates: 45°42′39″N 4°29′34″E / 45.7108°N 4.4928°E / 45.7108; 4.4928Coordinates: 45°42′39″N 4°29′34″E / 45.7108°N 4.4928°E / 45.7108; 4.4928
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Lyon
Canton Canton of Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Chamousset en Lyonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Rivoire
Area
 • Land1 10.65 km2 (4.11 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 860
 • Population2 density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69203 / 69610
Elevation 330–860 m (1,080–2,820 ft)
(avg. 480 m or 1,570 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.

Saint-Genis-l'Argentière is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

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