Seyssel, Haute-Savoie

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The village seen from the West
The village seen from the West
Coat of arms of Seyssel
Coat of arms
Seyssel is located in France
Coordinates: 45°57′35″N 5°50′14″E / 45.9597°N 5.8372°E / 45.9597; 5.8372Coordinates: 45°57′35″N 5°50′14″E / 45.9597°N 5.8372°E / 45.9597; 5.8372
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Canton Seyssel (seat)
Intercommunality Pays de Seyssel
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gilles Pilloux
Area1 16.86 km2 (6.51 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 2,283
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 74269 /74910
Elevation 250–937 m (820–3,074 ft)
(avg. 265 m or 869 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.

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


The Fier forms most of the commune's southern border, then flows into the Rhone, which forms the commune's western border.

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