Manigod

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Manigod
View of the Merdassier ski area
View of the Merdassier ski area
Manigod is located in France
Manigod
Manigod
Coordinates: 45°51′42″N 6°22′14″E / 45.8617°N 6.3706°E / 45.8617; 6.3706Coordinates: 45°51′42″N 6°22′14″E / 45.8617°N 6.3706°E / 45.8617; 6.3706
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Annecy
Canton Canton of Thônes
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Vallées de Thônes
Government
 • Mayor (2014–20) Bruno Sonnier
Area1 44.12 km2 (17.03 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 1,008
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 74160 / 74230
Elevation 719–2,485 m (2,359–8,153 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.

Manigod is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France.

The area[edit]

The linked area of Manigod consists of several different ski areas: La Croix Fry, Merdassier, and Manigod Village, among others.

Village[edit]

The village itself is small and traditional with very few shops, all selling local produce such as the locally made Reblochon.

Aravis valley from Manigod

Plateau de Beaugarde[edit]

Famous local walk with a view of Mont Blanc.

Geography[edit]

The River Fier has its source in the commune.

Nearby[edit]

Nearby villages include Thônes, La Clusaz, Saint-Jean-de-Sixt, and Le Grand Bornand. Further away are the larger towns of Annecy and Chamonix.

See also[edit]

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