Haute-Savoie

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Upper Savoy

Haute-Savoie
Prefectur biggin o the Haute-Savoie depairtment, in Annecy
Prefectur biggin o the Haute-Savoie depairtment, in Annecy
Coat o airms o Upper Savoy
Coat o airms
Location o Haute-Savoie in Fraunce
Location o Haute-Savoie in Fraunce
Coordinates: 46°00′N 06°20′E / 46.000°N 6.333°E / 46.000; 6.333Coordinates: 46°00′N 06°20′E / 46.000°N 6.333°E / 46.000; 6.333
KintraFraunce
RegionRhône-Alpes
PrefecturAnnecy
SubprefectursBonneville
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Thonon-les-Bains
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilChristian Monteil (DVD)
Area
 • Total4,388 km2 (1,694 sq mi)
Elevation1,160 m (3,810 ft)
Highest elevation
4,810.40 m (15,782.15 ft)
Lawest elevation
250 m (820 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Tot756,501
 • Rank30t
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer74
Arrondissements4
Cantons34
Communes294
^1 French Laund Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2
^2 Inventaire forestier départemental, IIIe inventaire 1998

Haute-Savoie ([ot savwa] ( listen); Arpitan: Savouè d’Amont or Hiôta-Savouè; Scots: Upper Savoy; German: Obersavoyen or Hochsavoyen; Italian: Alta Savoia) is a depairtment in the Rhône-Alpes region o eastren Fraunce, borderin baith Swisserland an Italy.