|Community association||Grand Annecy|
|surface||119.41 km 2|
|Residents||9,255 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||78 inhabitants / km 2|
|Post Code||74370, 74570|
Fillière is a French commune with 9,255 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Haute-Savoie in the region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . It belongs to the Arrondissement of Annecy and is part of the canton of Annecy-le-Vieux .
It was created with effect from January 1, 2017 as Commune nouvelle through the amalgamation of the former municipalities Aviernoz , Évires , Les Ollières , Saint-Martin-Bellevue and Thorens-Glières , which have the status of a Commune déléguée in the new municipality . The administrative headquarters are in Thorens-Glières.
A change of name to Val-Glières is intended.
|Area (km²)||Population as of
January 1, 2017
|Thorens-Glières (administrative headquarters)||74282||63.05||3,203|
The municipality is located roughly between Annecy and La Roche-sur-Foron at the northwestern foot of the Bornes Alps , one of the limestone massifs of the Savoy Pre-Alps . The name refers to the river Fillière , which drains the area towards the Fier starting from the Plateau des Glières . The highest elevations are in the eastern section, in the Thorens-Glières municipality. The most important traffic connections are in the western section. These are the A410 motorway from Annecy in the direction of Geneva , the parallel D1203 département road, and the Aix-les-Bains – Annemasse railway line .
- Château de Thorens, Monument historique