City of Annecy

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Population and geography

Annecy, it has an interesting position, since it is part of the agglomeration of the Alpine furrow composed of Chambéry, Grenoble and Valence.It is part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region and is the prefecture of the Haute Savoie department (74).

Its municipal population was 126,924 inhabitants in 2017 and is part of an urban area composed of a population of 236,407 inhabitants in 2016.The neighboring municipalities of Annecy are: Cuvat, Saint-Martin-Bellevue, Argonay, Villaz, Naves-Parmelan, Dingy-Saint-Clair, Alex, Veyrier-du-Lac, Sévrier, Quintal, Viuz-la-Chiesaz, Chapeiry, Montagny-les-Lanches, Chavanod, Poisy, Epagny-Metz-Tessy and La Balme-de-Sillingy.


Annecy is served by 4 motorways, namely: A1, A40, A41, A410 and many national roads.The urban transport network of the agglomeration is made up of numerous bus lines.The rail network links to the Annecy TGV in Paris.

The city is also connected to Lyon, Grenoble or Valence in particular.The creation of Léman express links Annemasse to Geneva, of which Annecy will be the terminus.The city also has its airport for business and tourism aviation, for passenger transport, Geneva international airport located 45 km from Annecy serves major French cities as well as the main European capitals in particular.


The economy of the agglomeration is largely based on services as the national trend.It includes companies such as Tefal, Dassault and even Alcatel.


The city has 4 large shopping centers, one of which, the main one, is in the city center.

The Courrier shopping center, with its 35,000 m² and 36 high-end boutiques, generates around 7.7 million visitors per year.It should be noted that Annecy is the birthplace of the Carrefour brand.


The city of Annecy welcomes around 7,000 students. These include: the University of Savoie Mont-Blanc or the IAE Savoie Mont-Blanc. Real Estate

The average commercial rent in Rennes is 234 € m2 / year while for an individual the average rent is 156 € m2 / year. Regarding offices, the rental price is € 176 m2 / year.

Hotels and restaurants

In Annecy, there are 7 hotels for an average price of € 107 and 49 restaurants for € 25.


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