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The village in 1969
The village in 1969
Thorens-Glières is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Thorens-Glières is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°59′52″N 6°14′52″E / 45.9978°N 6.2478°E / 45.9978; 6.2478Coordinates: 45°59′52″N 6°14′52″E / 45.9978°N 6.2478°E / 45.9978; 6.2478
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Annecy-le-Vieux
Area1 63.05 km2 (24.34 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 3,163
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 74282 /74570
Elevation 565–2,004 m (1,854–6,575 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.

Thorens-Glières is a former commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Fillière.[1] It is the birthplace of St. Francis de Sales.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 27 May 2016 (in French)