Passy, Haute-Savoie

Passy (French pronunciation: [pasi] (listen)) is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is part of the urban area of Sallanches.[3]

Passy
A view of Mont Blanc from the village
A view of Mont Blanc from the village
Coat of arms of Passy
Location of Passy
Passy is located in France
Passy
Passy
Passy is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Passy
Passy
Coordinates: 45°55′28″N 6°41′14″E / 45.9244°N 6.6872°E / 45.9244; 6.6872Coordinates: 45°55′28″N 6°41′14″E / 45.9244°N 6.6872°E / 45.9244; 6.6872
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
ArrondissementBonneville
CantonLe Mont-Blanc
IntercommunalityPays du Mont-Blanc
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Raphaël Castéra[1]
Area
1
80.03 km2 (30.90 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
11,233
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
DemonymPasserand / Passerande
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74208 /74190
Elevation542–2,880 m (1,778–9,449 ft)
Websitewww.ville-passy-mont-blanc.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Located there is the Sancellemoz sanatorium, where Professor Marie Curie died.

Lac Vert is located in the commune. The commune has a railway station, Chedde, on the Saint-Gervais–Vallorcine line.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 8,891—    
1975 8,554−0.55%
1982 8,722+0.28%
1990 9,235+0.72%
1999 10,104+1.00%
2007 11,144+1.23%
2012 11,214+0.13%
2017 10,902−0.56%
Source: INSEE[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Unité urbaine 2020 de Sallanches (00465), INSEE
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE