Thorens-Glières

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Thorens-Glières
The village in 1969
The village in 1969
Thorens-Glières is located in France
Thorens-Glières
Thorens-Glières
Coordinates: 45°59′52″N 6°14′52″E / 45.9978°N 6.2478°E / 45.9978; 6.2478Coordinates: 45°59′52″N 6°14′52″E / 45.9978°N 6.2478°E / 45.9978; 6.2478
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Annecy
Canton Canton of Thorens-Glières
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de la Fillière
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Sage
Area1 63.05 km2 (24.34 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,560
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74282 / 74570
Elevation 565–2,004 m (1,854–6,575 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.

Thorens-Glières is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France, and is the birthplace of St. Francis de Sales.

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