Échenevex

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Échenevex
Echenevex sous la neige 24-01-2007.jpg
Coat of arms of Échenevex
Coat of arms
Location of Échenevex
Échenevex is located in France
Échenevex
Échenevex
Échenevex is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Échenevex
Échenevex
Coordinates: 46°18′34″N 6°02′12″E / 46.3094°N 6.0367°E / 46.3094; 6.0367Coordinates: 46°18′34″N 6°02′12″E / 46.3094°N 6.0367°E / 46.3094; 6.0367
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementGex
CantonThoiry
IntercommunalityPays de Gex
Government
 • Mayor (2014) Pierre Rebeix
Area
1
16.44 km2 (6.35 sq mi)
Population
(2013)2
1,988
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
01153 /01170
Elevation490–1,682 m (1,608–5,518 ft)
(avg. 635 m or 2,083 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.

Échenevex is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Échenevex is located between the Jura mountains and the Lake Geneva region. It is situated on the slopes of the Jura mountains, just 3 km south of Gex. The Large Hadron Collider passes under Échenevex, about 100 m below the surface. Echenevex is situated in the Ain department (01), and in the Rhone Alps Region of France. Echenevex consists partly of the Jura mountains natural park area and is approximately 8 minutes from the Crozet Telecabine Ski Station, and 15 minutes from Geneva International Airport.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962267—    
1968282+5.6%
1975371+31.6%
1982643+73.3%
1990997+55.1%
19991,197+20.1%
20081,538+28.5%
20131,988+29.3%

Gallery[edit]

Panoramic view of Echenevex

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