Chens-sur-Léman

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

Chens-sur-Léman
The church in Chens-sur-Léman
The church in Chens-sur-Léman
Coat of arms of Chens-sur-Léman
Coat of arms
Location of Chens-sur-Léman
Chens-sur-Léman is located in France
Chens-sur-Léman
Chens-sur-Léman
Chens-sur-Léman is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chens-sur-Léman
Chens-sur-Léman
Coordinates: 46°19′44″N 6°16′09″E / 46.3289°N 6.2692°E / 46.3289; 6.2692Coordinates: 46°19′44″N 6°16′09″E / 46.3289°N 6.2692°E / 46.3289; 6.2692
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
ArrondissementThonon-les-Bains
CantonSciez
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Bas-Chablais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pascale Moriaud-Billod
Area
1
12.56 km2 (4.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
2,776
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74070 /74140
Elevation1–1 m (3.3–3.3 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

World heritage siteEdit

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.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps