|surface||7.18 km 2|
|Residents||682 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||95 inhabitants / km 2|
Dingy-en-Vuache is located at Geneva (as the crow flies). The village extends on a panoramic north slope on the southwestern edge of the Geneva basin, east of the Montagne de Vuache , in the Genevois , near the border with Switzerland ., about 20 kilometers southwest of the city of
The area of the 7.18 km² municipal area includes a section of the Genevois. The area is located in the transition area from the Montagne de Sion to the Montagne de Vuache. The main part is taken up by the wide ridge of the Montagne de Sion (up to) and its relatively gently sloping northern slope. To the west, the municipal area extends over the densely wooded, narrow ridge of the Montagne de Vuache, on which the highest point of Dingy-en-Vuache is reached at .
The scattered settlement community consists of several settlements, namely:
- Dingy d'en Bas ( ) on the slope below the A40 motorway
- Dingy d'en Haut ( ) on the slope above the A40 motorway
- Raclaz ( ) at the eastern foot of the Montagne de Vuache
- Raclaz d'en Haut ( ) at the eastern foot of the Montagne de Vuache
- Bloux ( ) on the northern slope of the Montagne de Sion
- Jurens ( ) on the ridge of the Montagne de Sion
The municipality of Dingy-en-Vuache was already settled in Roman times, which has been proven by various finds.
With 682 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) Dingy-en-Vuache is one of the small communities in the Haute-Savoie department. A significant increase in population has been recorded since the early 1980s.
Economy and Infrastructure
Dingy-en-Vuache was a predominantly agricultural village well into the 20th century . Today there are various local small businesses. A large number of employed people are also commuters who work in the larger towns in the area, but especially in the Geneva-Annemasse area.
The village is very well developed in terms of traffic. It is located on a connecting road from Vulbens to Chaumont , above the main road N206, which leads from Annemasse via Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine . The A40 motorway also crosses the municipality, but the nearest connection is around 15 km away.