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The Cross of Verrières, in Neydens
The Cross of Verrières, in Neydens
Coat of arms of Neydens
Coat of arms
Neydens is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Neydens is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 46°07′20″N 6°06′18″E / 46.1222°N 6.105°E / 46.1222; 6.105Coordinates: 46°07′20″N 6°06′18″E / 46.1222°N 6.105°E / 46.1222; 6.105
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Canton Canton of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Genevois
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Caroline Laverriere
Area1 6.96 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,736
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 74201 /74160
Elevation 500–871 m (1,640–2,858 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.

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

Due to its close proximity to Geneva (Switzerland), 'Neydens City', as it is commonly referred to by locals, is a popular tourist destination.

Local attractions include:

- Vitam Parc - a state of the art waterpark complex;

- The Neydens Inn, a charming boutique hotel located in a quaint Neydens City street, and a high society favourite;

- Mezze & Co, a fine dining restaurant renowned for its "Purée d' Aubergine Calcinée" dish.

Neydens City is Sydney's (Australia) sister city.

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