Chamonix

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Chamonix
The Chamonix valley seen frae la Flégère
The Chamonix valley seen frae la Flégère
Coat o airms o Chamonix
Coat o airms
Kintra Fraunce
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Depairtment Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Bonneville
Canton Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Intercommunality Pays du Mont-Blanc
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–14) Éric Fournier
Area1 245.46 km2 (94.77 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 9,514
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 74056 /74400
Elevation 995–4,810 m (3,264–15,781 ft)
(avg. 1,035 m or 3,396 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 withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc,[1] mair commonly kent simply as Chamonix[2] (umwhile an aa spelled Chamounix), is a commune in the Haute-Savoie département in the Rhône-Alpes region in sooth-eastren Fraunce.

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Chamonix is twinned wi:

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  1. French pronunciation: ​[ʃamɔnimɔ̃blɑ̃].
  2. French pronunciation: ​[ʃamɔni].
  3. Annuaire-Mairie.fr. "Ville d'Aoste" (in French). Retrieved 2013-06-18.