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Arrondissement of Annecy
Location of Annecy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location of Annecy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Communes 80
Prefecture Annecy
INSEE code 741
Area
 • Total 1,261.6 km2 (487.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 276,382
 • Density 219.073/km2 (567.395/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Annecy is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Haute-Savoie département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Annecy.

History

When the Haute-Savoie department was created in 1860, the arrondissement of Annecy was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Annecy is bordered to the northwest by the arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Bonneville, and to the south by the Savoie department.

It is the most southern arrondissement of the department and is the second largest arrondissement with an area of 1,261.6 km2 (487.1 sq mi), but the first in population, with 276,382 inhabitants and a density of 219.1 inhabitants/km².

Composition

Cantons

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France, cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Annecy, there are 7 cantons:

  1. Annecy-1 (7401)
  2. Annecy-2 (7402)
  3. Annecy-le-Vieux (7403)
  4. Faverges (7408) (partly)
  5. La Roche-sur-Foron (7411) (partly)
  6. Rumilly (7412)
  7. Seynod (7416)

Communes

The arrondissement of Annecy has 80 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Alby-sur-Chéran (74002)
  2. Alex (74003)
  3. Allèves (74004)
  4. Annecy (74010)
  5. Argonay (74019)
  6. La Balme-de-Sillingy (74026)
  7. La Balme-de-Thuy (74027)
  8. Bloye (74035)
  9. Bluffy (74036)
  10. Le Bouchet-Mont-Charvin (74045)
  11. Boussy (74046)
  12. Chainaz-les-Frasses (74054)
  13. Chapeiry (74061)
  14. La Chapelle-Saint-Maurice (74060)
  15. Charvonnex (74062)
  16. Chavanod (74067)
  17. Chevaline (74072)
  18. Choisy (74076)
  19. Les Clefs (74079)
  20. La Clusaz (74080)
  21. Crempigny-Bonneguête (74095)
  22. Cusy (74097)
  23. Cuvat (74098)
  24. Dingy-Saint-Clair (74102)
  25. Doussard (74104)
  26. Duingt (74108)
  27. Entrevernes (74111)
  28. Épagny-Metz-Tessy (74112)
  29. Étercy (74117)
  30. Faverges-Seythenex (74123)
  31. Fillière (74282)
  32. Giez (74135)
  33. Le Grand-Bornand (74136)
  34. Groisy (74137)
  35. Gruffy (74138)
  36. Hauteville-sur-Fier (74141)
  37. Héry-sur-Alby (74142)
  38. Lathuile (74147)
  39. Leschaux (74148)
  40. Lornay (74151)
  41. Lovagny (74152)
  42. Manigod (74160)
  43. Marcellaz-Albanais (74161)
  44. Marigny-Saint-Marcel (74165)
  45. Massingy (74170)
  46. Menthon-Saint-Bernard (74176)
  47. Mésigny (74179)
  48. Montagny-les-Lanches (74186)
  49. Moye (74192)
  50. Mûres (74194)
  51. Nâves-Parmelan (74198)
  52. Nonglard (74202)
  53. Poisy (74213)
  54. Quintal (74219)
  55. Rumilly (74225)
  56. Saint-Eustache (74232)
  57. Saint-Eusèbe (74231)
  58. Saint-Félix (74233)
  59. Saint-Ferréol (74234)
  60. Saint-Jean-de-Sixt (74239)
  61. Saint-Jorioz (74242)
  62. Saint-Sylvestre (74254)
  63. Sales (74255)
  64. Sallenôves (74257)
  65. Serraval (74265)
  66. Sevrier (74267)
  67. Sillingy (74272)
  68. Talloires-Montmin (74275)
  69. Thônes (74280)
  70. Thusy (74283)
  71. Val-de-Chaise (74167)
  72. Val-de-Fier (74274)
  73. Vallières (74289)
  74. Vaulx (74292)
  75. Versonnex (74297)
  76. Veyrier-du-Lac (74299)
  77. Les Villards-sur-Thônes (74302)
  78. Villaz (74303)
  79. Villy-le-Pelloux (74307)
  80. Viuz-la-Chiésaz (74310)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
74010 Annecy 124,401 Annecy-1, Annecy-2
Annecy-le-Vieux, Seynod
CA du Grand Annecy
74225 Rumilly 14,836 Rumilly Le Canton de Rumilly
74123 Faverges-Seythenex 7,611 Faverges Les Sources du Lac d'Annecy
74213 Poisy 7,368 Annecy-1 CA du Grand Annecy
74112 Epagny Metz-Tessy 7,363 Annecy-le-Vieux CA du Grand Annecy
74280 Thônes 6,367 Faverges Les Vallées de Thônes
74242 Saint-Jorioz 5,747 Seynod CA du Grand Annecy
74026 La Balme-de-Sillingy 5,044 Annecy-1 Fier et Usses
74272 Sillingy 5,037 Annecy-1 Fier et Usses
74267 Sévrier 4,163 Annecy-2 CA du Grand Annecy

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