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The church in Sallanches
The church in Sallanches
Coat of arms of Sallanches
Coat of arms
Sallanches is located in France
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Bonneville
Canton Sallanches
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Georges Morand
Area1 65.87 km2 (25.43 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 15,957
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 74256 / 74700
Elevation 515–2,749 m (1,690–9,019 ft)
(avg. 558 m or 1,831 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Sallanches is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department of France with a population of over 16,000 residents. Mont-Blanc facing, the city is a necessary step towards the most well known alps towns as Chamonix, Megève or Saint-Gervais-les-Bains. Sallanches is also one of the cities of the Arve Valley, made popular by the presence of many high-tech industries. Over 300 stores are located in Sallanches, making this city a commercial hub.

The city in winter


  • Media 1
  • Twin towns 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Sallanches is mentioned in American author Willa Cather's 1935 novel Lucy Gayheart.

Twin towns

See also



External links

  • Official Sallanches website
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