Menthonnex-en-Bornes

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Menthonnex-en-Bornes
Commune
Coat of arms of Menthonnex-en-Bornes
Coat of arms
Menthonnex-en-Bornes is located in France
Menthonnex-en-Bornes
Menthonnex-en-Bornes
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Menthonnex-en-Bornes is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Menthonnex-en-Bornes
Menthonnex-en-Bornes
Coordinates: 46°03′12″N 6°10′26″E / 46.0533°N 6.1739°E / 46.0533; 6.1739Coordinates: 46°03′12″N 6°10′26″E / 46.0533°N 6.1739°E / 46.0533; 6.1739
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Canton La Roche-sur-Foron
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Cruseilles
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Guy Demolis
Area1 8.48 km2 (3.27 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,074
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 74177 /74350
Elevation 690–964 m (2,264–3,163 ft)
(avg. 792 m or 2,598 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Menthonnex-en-Bornes is located 16.3 km (10.1 mi) as the crow flies to the north of the departmental seat, the commune of Annecy.[1]

By road, the commune is about halfway between Geneva (33 km (21 mi)[2]) and Annecy (25.0 km (15.5 mi)[3]) on the plateau of Bornes. It is separated from the mountain Salève by the Les Usses river valley, which forms its western border. The southern border is defined by the stream Grand Verray.

Pronunciation[edit]

The final ex in Menthonnex is not pronounced; it should be read as Menthonné.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orthodromie entre "Menthonnex-en-Bornes" et "Annecy"" [Orthodromy between "Menthonnex-en-Bornes" and "Annecy"]. lion1906.com. Archived from the original on 6 February 2018. Retrieved 6 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "Relation: Menthonnex-en-Bornes (75198)". openstreetmap.org. OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 6 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "Relation: Menthonnex-en-Bornes (75198)". openstreetmap.org. OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 6 February 2018.