The town seen from the Col de la Cochette

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 45°49′59″N 6°10′01″E / 45.8331°N 6.1669°E / 45.8331; 6.1669Coordinates: 45°49′59″N 6°10′01″E / 45.8331°N 6.1669°E / 45.8331; 6.1669
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Annecy
Canton Canton of Seynod
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Rive Gauche du Lac d'Annecy
  Mayor (20082014) Michel Beal
Area1 21.12 km2 (8.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,638
  Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 74242 / 74410
Elevation 443–1,657 m (1,453–5,436 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.

Saint-Jorioz is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

World heritage site

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1]

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