Saint-Julien-en-Genevois ( French pronunciation: ) is a [sɛ̃ ʒyljɛ̃n‿ɑ̃ ʒənvwa] commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.
Geography [ edit ]
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.
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.
Gallery [ edit ]
General view of Saint Julien with
Geneva in the background.
Place de la Libération, the main square.
The old water trough at the
Place de la Libération.
'L'Escalade" residential area.
Chemin des marronniers, the chestnut lane at l'Escalade.
View on the Salève mountain.
Place du Maquis des Glières et Mairie (façade ouest).
View of the Acacias area and the hospital. In the background, the Geneva countryside and the Jura mountain range.
The townhall as seen from the
Promenade du Crêt.
Economy [ edit ]
Population income [ edit ]
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Employment [ 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. .
Commerce [ edit ]
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Culture [ edit ]
Every Summer, a rock-oriented music festival called "Guitare en Scène" is held in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois.
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