Bonneville, Haute-Savoie by J. M. W. Turner
|• Mayor (2014-2020)||Stéphane Valli|
|Area1||27.15 km2 (10.48 sq mi)|
|• Density||460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||74042 /74130|
|Elevation||450–1,877 m (1,476–6,158 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.
Bonneville is on the A40 autoroute, roughly halfway between Geneva and Chamonix. The urban centre is on the north bank of the Arve river, with urban development reaching to the foot of the mountains to both the north and south.
Bonneville sits at the juncture between the Swiss Voralpen and the French Prealps. to the west, the Arve valley is a wide and fertile outwash plain, while to the east, it is a classical glacial valley.
Twin towns — Sister cities
Bonneville is twinned with:
- (French) Official site
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