Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

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Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
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Coat of arms of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Coat of arms
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois is located in France
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Coordinates: 46°08′37″N 6°04′52″E / 46.1436°N 6.0811°E / 46.1436; 6.0811Coordinates: 46°08′37″N 6°04′52″E / 46.1436°N 6.0811°E / 46.1436; 6.0811
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Canton Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Intercommunality Genevois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2009) Jean-Michel Thénard
Area1 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 11,281
 • Density 750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 3 21 243 74 3 21 243 / 74160

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-Julien-en-Genevois is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Julien-en-Genevois is located right on the Swiss border some 9 km (5.6 mi) southwest of downtown Geneva and forms part of its metropolitan area.

The municipality of Saint Julien-en-Genevois also consists of the following villages: Thairy, Crâche, Thérens, Norcier, Ternier, and Lathoy.

Twin towns[edit]

Saint-Julien-en-Genevois has been twinned with Mössingen, Germany, since January 13, 1990.

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  • In 2007, there was 4491 jobs in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois and 5401 active habitants. However, 46,1% of active inhabitants are working in neighbouring Switzerland. Unemployment rate stood at 10,6%, twice as high as in the neighbouring rural and residential communes. .[1]

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