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The town seen from the Col de la Cochette
The town seen from the Col de la Cochette
Coat of arms of Saint-Jorioz
Coat of arms
Saint-Jorioz is located in France
Coordinates: 45°49′59″N 6°10′01″E / 45.8331°N 6.1669°E / 45.8331; 6.1669Coordinates: 45°49′59″N 6°10′01″E / 45.8331°N 6.1669°E / 45.8331; 6.1669
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Annecy
Canton Canton of Seynod
Intercommunality CA Grand Annecy
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Beal
Area1 21.12 km2 (8.15 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 5,747
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 74242 /74410
Elevation 443–1,657 m (1,453–5,436 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.

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

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1]

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