Vovray-en-Bornes

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Vovray-en-Bornes
Vovray-en-Bornes is located in France
Vovray-en-Bornes
Vovray-en-Bornes
Coordinates: 46°03′59″N 6°08′36″E / 46.0664°N 6.1433°E / 46.0664; 6.1433Coordinates: 46°03′59″N 6°08′36″E / 46.0664°N 6.1433°E / 46.0664; 6.1433
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Canton Canton of Cruseilles
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Cruseilles
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Xavier Brand
Area1 6.57 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 275
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74313 / 74350
Elevation 656–1,348 m (2,152–4,423 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.

Vovray-en-Bornes is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

It sits on the eastern flank of Salève, near the river Usses. It is located on the D15 route, 25km south of Geneva, 25km north of Annecy and 20km west of Bonneville.

This alpine community has 334 inhabitants, spread between Vovray itself and the hamlets of Rogin, la Mouille, Le Vernet, Le Château, Sallanjoux, plus the farmsteads of Body, Vardon, and Quétand.[1]

The village is a centre of dairy farming, producing reblochon cheese through the Mont Salève de Cruseilles co-operative. Vovray also has two former silica quarries.[2]

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