Thônes

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Thônes
Thônes is located in France
Thônes
Thônes
Coordinates: 45°52′59″N 6°19′33″E / 45.8831°N 6.3258°E / 45.8831; 6.3258Coordinates: 45°52′59″N 6°19′33″E / 45.8831°N 6.3258°E / 45.8831; 6.3258
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Thônes
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Vallées de Thônes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Bernard Challamel
Area
 • Land1 52.33 km2 (20.20 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 5,813
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74280 / 74230
Elevation 574–2,280 m (1,883–7,480 ft)
Website Mairie-thones.fr

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.

Thônes is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Thônes is the capital of "reblechon" and "chevrotin" (those are a local cheese)

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The Fier flows northwestward through the middle of the commune and crosses the village.

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