Saint-Sylvestre, Haute-Savoie

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Saint-Sylvestre is located in France
Coordinates: 45°50′18″N 6°01′11″E / 45.8383°N 6.0197°E / 45.8383; 6.0197Coordinates: 45°50′18″N 6°01′11″E / 45.8383°N 6.0197°E / 45.8383; 6.0197
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Alby-sur-Chéran
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays d'Alby-sur-Chéran
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Excoffier
Area1 5.34 km2 (2.06 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 511
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74254 / 74540
Elevation 355–688 m (1,165–2,257 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-Sylvestre, Haute-Savoie is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.


The Chéran forms the commune's southern border.

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