La Baume

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La Baume
Commune
An aerial view of La Baume
An aerial view of La Baume
La Baume is located in France
La Baume
La Baume
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
La Baume is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Baume
La Baume
Coordinates: 46°16′59″N 6°36′48″E / 46.2831°N 6.6133°E / 46.2831; 6.6133Coordinates: 46°16′59″N 6°36′48″E / 46.2831°N 6.6133°E / 46.2831; 6.6133
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Thonon-les-Bains
Canton Évian-les-Bains
Intercommunality Community of communes of the Vallée d'Aulps
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Serge Coffy
Area1 16.91 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 292
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 74030 /74430
Elevation 636–1,890 m (2,087–6,201 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.

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

Geography[edit]

It is situated in the High Savoy between Thonon-les-Bains and Morzine. According to the French Wikipedia page, it is called 'La Baume' because the church is situated on a rock.

Administration[edit]

The Mayor of La Baume since March 2008 has been Serge Coffy.

Demography[edit]

Historical population of La Baume
(Source: INSEE[1])
Year196219681975198219901999
Population170214179165191228
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

The 'Barrage du Jotty', is a dam of the lake of Le Jotty shared by the communes of La Vernaz and La Baume.

See also[edit]

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