|Canton||Annemasse (main town)|
|Community association||Annemasse-Les Voirons-Agglomération|
|surface||4.98 km 2|
|Residents||35,712 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||7,171 inhabitants / km 2|
Church Saint-André in Annemasse
Annemasse is a French city with 35,712 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Haute-Savoie in the region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . It is the capital of the canton Annemasse and belongs to the arrondissement Saint-Julien-en-Genevois .
Christian Dupessey has been the city's mayor since 2008 .
In October 2019, the tracks for connecting the city to the Geneva tram network were largely completed. The eastern terminus of the future line 17, which is scheduled to start operating on December 15, 2019, was created in Annemasse at Parc de Montessuit. A tram vehicle was first used for test drives in Annemasse on October 14, 2019.
With the opening of the Cornavin – Eaux-Vives – Annemasse railway line and the Léman Express , Annemasse station will become the second largest station in the greater Geneva / Annemasse area due to its position as a railway junction (served by five lines) and the importance of the rail services being created. It is also set to become the fourth largest train station in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in terms of passenger numbers, which are expected to increase from 800,000 to around 4.5 million in 2020.
Twin city of Annemasse since 1970 Gaggenau in Baden-Wuerttemberg (Germany). Friendship agreements have existed with Sieradz in Poland since 2001 and with Boisbriand in the province of Québec ( Canada ) since 2000 .
- Renatus Weber (1908–1992), German politician (CDU) and member of the Hamburg citizenship, born in Annemasse
- Wolfgang Windgassen (1914–1974), opera singer (tenor) and opera director, born in Annemasse
- Jean-Marc Gaillard (* 1980), cross-country skier, born in Annemasse
- Geoffrey Tréand (* 1986), soccer player, born in Annemasse
- Jérôme Coppel (* 1986), racing cyclist, born in Annemasse
- Tessa Worley (* 1989), ski racer, born in Annemasse
- Roger Menetrey (* 1945), European boxing champion, born in Annemasse
- Michel Montignac (1944–2010), French author of books on nutritional issues and founder of the Montignac method , lived and died in Annemasse
- Blickpunkt Tram 6/2019, p. 124.
- Town twinning on the official homepage