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Saint-Julien-en-Genevois (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ ʒyljɛ̃n‿ɑ̃ ʒənvwa]) is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.

Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
A rainbow over Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
A rainbow over Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Coat of arms of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois is located in France
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Coordinates: 46°08′37″N 6°04′52″E / 46.1436°N 6.0811°E / 46.1436; 6.0811Coordinates: 46°08′37″N 6°04′52″E / 46.1436°N 6.0811°E / 46.1436; 6.0811
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
ArrondissementSaint-Julien-en-Genevois
CantonSaint-Julien-en-Genevois
IntercommunalityGenevois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Antoine Vielliard
Area
1
15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
14,294
 • Density950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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GeographyEdit

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.

The municipality of Saint Julien-en-Genevois also consists of the following villages: Thairy, Crâche, Thérens, Norcier, Ternier, and Lathoy.

Twin townsEdit

Saint-Julien-en-Genevois has been twinned with Mössingen, Germany, since January 13, 1990.

GalleryEdit

EconomyEdit

Population incomeEdit

EmploymentEdit

  • 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. .[2]

CommerceEdit

CultureEdit

Every Summer, a rock-oriented music festival called "Guitare en Scène" is held in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Portevoix de Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

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