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Crempigny-Bonneguête (France)
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Rumilly
Community association Rumilly Terre de Savoie
Coordinates 45 ° 57 '  N , 5 ° 54'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 57 '  N , 5 ° 54'  E
height 340-857 m
surface 5.82 km 2
Residents 316 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 54 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 74150
INSEE code

Crempigny-Bonneguête is a French commune in the department of Haute-Savoie in the region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes .


Crempigny-Bonneguête is located at 501  m , about 18 kilometers west-northwest of the city of Annecy (as the crow flies). The double community extends in a short northern side valley of the Fier , in the hilly landscape at the eastern foot of the Montagne des Princes, in the Genevois .

The area of ​​the 5.82 km² municipal area includes a section of the western Genevois. The area is occupied by the undulating relief of the hills between the valleys of Fier in the south and Usses in the north. To the west, the community area extends over the wooded ridge of the Montagne des Princes , on which, at 857  m, the highest point of Crempigny-Bonneguête is reached.

The municipality consists of the districts of Crempigny ( 501  m ) on a ledge east of the Montagne des Princes, Bonneguête ( 480  m ) also on a ledge and the hamlet of Bellefontaine ( 450  m ) at the eastern foot of the Montagne des Princes. Neighboring municipalities of Crempigny-Bonneguête are Clermont in the north, Menthonnex-sous-Clermont and Versonnex in the east, Vallières-sur-Fier in the south and Droisy in the west.


A priory was founded in Bonneguête as early as the 11th century. In 1973 the previously independent small communities Crempigny and Bonneguête merged to form today's double community.


The village church of Saint-Quentin in Crempigny was built in 1886 in the neoclassical style. The church of Bonneguête was rebuilt in the 19th century on the site of a previous Gothic building, with some parts of the earlier church being included. Secular buildings worth seeing include the medieval castle (later redesigned several times) in Crempigny, the Château Le Fey, the Bellefontaine mill and the houses of Bonneguête in the traditional Savoyard architectural style (15th to 18th centuries).


Population development
year Residents
1962 140
1968 106
1975 91
1982 98
1990 114
1999 167
2005 233

With 316 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017), Crempigny-Bonneguête is one of the small communities in the Haute-Savoie department. In the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, the number of inhabitants decreased continuously due to strong emigration (in 1861 there were still 211 inhabitants in Crempigny-Bonneguête). Since the beginning of the 1980s, however, there has been a significant increase in population.

Economy and Infrastructure

Crempigny-Bonneguête is still today a predominantly agricultural village. There are also some local small businesses. Some of the workers are commuters who work in the larger towns in the area and in the Annecy area.

The village is located away from the major thoroughfares on a connecting road that leads from Clermont to Saint-André. Another road connection is with Menthonnex-sous-Clermont. The closest connection to the A41 motorway is around 20 km away.

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