Gaillard

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Gaillard
Commune
Coat of arms of Gaillard
Coat of arms
Gaillard is located in France
Gaillard
Gaillard
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Gaillard is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Gaillard
Gaillard
Coordinates: 46°11′09″N 6°12′30″E / 46.1858°N 6.2083°E / 46.1858; 6.2083Coordinates: 46°11′09″N 6°12′30″E / 46.1858°N 6.2083°E / 46.1858; 6.2083
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Canton Gaillard
Intercommunality Annemasse – Les Voirons
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Paul Bosland
Area1 4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 11,589
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 74133 /74240
Elevation 392–425 m (1,286–1,394 ft)
(avg. 420 m or 1,380 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.

Gaillard is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

Gaillard adjoins Geneva on the Swiss border. The biggest border crossing is called Moillesulaz and the second one is Fossard.

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