Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières

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Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières
A general view of Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières
A general view of Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières
Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières is located in France
Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières
Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières
Coordinates: 46°00′02″N 6°23′46″E / 46.0006°N 6.3961°E / 46.0006; 6.3961Coordinates: 46°00′02″N 6°23′46″E / 46.0006°N 6.3961°E / 46.0006; 6.3961
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Bonneville
Canton Bonneville
Government
 • Mayor (2015-2020) Marc Chuard
Area1 53.42 km2 (20.63 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,113
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 74212 /74130
Elevation 591–2,408 m (1,939–7,900 ft)
(avg. 732 m or 2,402 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.

Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières, commonly referred to as Petit-Bornand, is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

People[edit]

Guillaume Fichet (1433-c. 1480) was born in this town. With Johann Heynlin, Fichet set up the first printing press in France in 1470.

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