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Thônex
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Coat of arms of Thônex
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Geneva
District n.a.
Area
 • Total 3.84 km2 (1.48 sq mi)
Elevation
431 m (1,414 ft)
Population
 (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 13,955
 • Density 3,634/km2 (9,412/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Thônesien
Postal code
1226
Localities Fossard, Moillesulaz, Mon-Idée, Villette
Surrounded by Ambilly (FR-74), Chêne-Bougeries, Chêne-Bourg, Choulex, Gaillard (FR-74), Puplinge, Vandœuvres, Veyrier
Twin towns Graveson (France)

Thônex is a municipality of the canton of Geneva, Switzerland. It is in the east of the canton and shares a border with the French town of Ambilly.

History

In 1869, the municipality was created when Chêne-Thônex split into two independent municipalities Chêne-Bourg and Thônex.


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