Rumilly, Haute-Savoie

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The Pont-Neuf bridge crossing the Chéran river
The Pont-Neuf bridge crossing the Chéran river
Coat of arms of Rumilly
Coat of arms
Rumilly is located in France
Coordinates: 45°52′33″N 5°56′41″E / 45.8758°N 5.9447°E / 45.8758; 5.9447Coordinates: 45°52′33″N 5°56′41″E / 45.8758°N 5.9447°E / 45.8758; 5.9447
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Annecy
Canton Canton of Rumilly
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Rumilly
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Bechet
Area1 16.89 km2 (6.52 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 14,836
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Urban 25,728
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 74225 /74150
Elevation 312–589 m (1,024–1,932 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.

Rumilly is a commune of over 12000 inhabitants in the Upper Savoy department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.


The Chéran forms part of the commune's eastern border, crosses the village, flows north-northwestward through the northern part of the commune, then flows into the Fier, which forms part of its northern border.


Pierre Bechet is the current mayor of Rumilly serving from 2014 to 2018.


Rumilly is twinned with Michelstadt, Germany.