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Subprefecture and commune
A rainbow over Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
A rainbow over Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Coat of arms of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Coat of arms
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois is located in France
Coordinates: 46°08′37″N 6°04′52″E / 46.1436°N 6.0811°E / 46.1436; 6.0811Coordinates: 46°08′37″N 6°04′52″E / 46.1436°N 6.0811°E / 46.1436; 6.0811
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Canton Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Intercommunality Genevois
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Antoine Vielliard
Area1 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 13,253
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 3 21 243 74 3 21 243 /74160

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-Julien-en-Genevois (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ ʒyljɛ̃n‿ɑ̃ ʒənvwa]) is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.


Saint-Julien-en-Genevois is located right on the Swiss border some 9 km (5.6 mi) southwest of downtown Geneva and forms part of its metropolitan area.

The municipality of Saint Julien-en-Genevois also consists of the following villages: Thairy, Crâche, Thérens, Norcier, Ternier, and Lathoy.

Twin towns[edit]

Saint-Julien-en-Genevois has been twinned with Mössingen, Germany, since January 13, 1990.



Population income[edit]


  • In 2007, there were 4,491 jobs in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois and 5,401 active inhabitants. However, 46,1% of active inhabitants were working in neighbouring Switzerland. The unemployment rate stood at 10,6%, twice as high as in the neighbouring rural and residential communes. .[1]



Every Summer, a rock-oriented music festival called "Guitare en Scène" is held in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois.

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