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Habère-Lullin (France)
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Thonon-les-Bains
Canton Sciez
Community association Vallée Verte
Coordinates 46 ° 14 ′  N , 6 ° 27 ′  E Coordinates: 46 ° 14 ′  N , 6 ° 27 ′  E
height 790-1,597 m
surface 8.86 km 2
Residents 1,010 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 114 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 74420
INSEE code
Website Habère-Lullin

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


Habère-Lullin is located at 851  m , about 24 kilometers east of the city of Geneva . The village extends in the middle of the broad valley of the Vallée Verte, slightly elevated on a protrusion between the Menoge and a left side stream, at the western foot of the Montagne d'Hirmentaz, in the northwestern Savoy Alps .

The area of ​​the 8.86 km² municipal area includes a section of the Vallée Verte. The wide valley extends in a northeast-southwest direction and is drained from the Menoge to the Arve . To the north, the communal soil extends to the height of the Tête du Char forest ( 1256  m ). In the east, the municipal area extends over forest slopes and mountain pastures to the Pointe de Miribel ( 1581  m ) and the Montagne d'Hirmentaz , on which the highest point of Habère-Lullin is reached at 1596  m .

Habère-Lullin includes various hamlet settlements, including La Ville du Four ( 823  m ) in the valley, Les Macherets ( 915  m ) on the sun-exposed southern slope of the Tête de Char and Torchebise ( 940  m ) on the eastern slope of the valley above the village. Neighboring municipalities of Habère-Lullin are Fessy and Habère-Poche in the north, Bellevaux and Mégevette in the east, Villard in the south and Burdignin in the west.


The Habère-Lullin area was already settled in Roman times. In the Middle Ages , the village belonged to the Lullin family, who resided here and to whom today's name can be traced back. Until the end of the 18th century, Habère-Lullin and Habère-Poche formed a single municipality called Les Habères. With the canton of Boëge, Habère-Lullin moved from the Arrondissement Bonneville to the Arrondissement Thonon-les-Bains in 1939 .


The village church was redesigned and enlarged in 1840 using the earlier components. Parts from the 13th century and wall paintings from the 14th century have been preserved in the choir.


Population development
year Residents
1962 349
1968 374
1975 370
1982 395
1990 514
1999 634

With 1010 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) Habère-Lullin is one of the small communities in the Haute-Savoie department. Since the beginning of the 1980s, thanks to the beautiful residential area, there has been a continuous strong growth in the number of residents. Numerous single-family houses were built outside the old town center.

Economy and Infrastructure

Habère-Lullin was a village dominated by agriculture and forestry until well into the 20th century . Today there are various local small businesses. Some employees are commuters who work in the larger towns in the area, especially in the Geneva-Annemasse area and in Thonon-les-Bains.

The village is located on the connecting road that leads from Thonon-les-Bains over the Col de Cou to Fillinges in the Arve Valley.

Web links

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