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Nonglard (France)
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Annecy-1
Community association Fier et Usses
Coordinates 45 ° 55 '  N , 6 ° 1'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 55 '  N , 6 ° 1'  E
height 400-654 m
surface 4.12 km 2
Residents 654 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 159 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 74330
INSEE code

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


Nonglard is at 516  m , about ten kilometers west of the city of Annecy (as the crow flies). The farming village extends in a panoramic position in the northern Albanais , high above the Fier valley , on the western edge of the mountain range of the Montagne d'Age.

The area of ​​the 4.12 km² large municipal area includes a section of the Genevois . The southern part of the municipality is drained by the Ruisseau de l'Ecluse to the Fier, the northern part is taken up by the undulating hilly landscape between the valleys of Fier and Usses . To the east, the community area extends over the wooded and partly rocky ridge of the Montagne d'Age , on which the highest point of Nonglard is reached at 630  m above the Rochers de Nyre .

In addition to the actual town center, Nonglard also includes various hamlet settlements and farms, including:

  • Monthoux ( 540  m ) on the slope above the village
  • La Ville ( 540  m ) on the slope above the village

Neighboring communities of Nonglard are Sillingy in the north, Poisy in the east, Lovagny in the south and Vaulx in the west.


The village church was built in the neo-Gothic style. The Lanterne des Morts from Nonglard dates from the 17th century and is four meters high and crowned by a cross.


Population development
year Residents
1962 224
1968 208
1975 240
1982 313
1990 391
1999 471
2006 485

With 654 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) Nonglard 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 411 inhabitants in Nonglard). Since the beginning of the 1970s, however, a significant increase in population has been recorded.

Economy and Infrastructure

Nonglard is still a predominantly agricultural village today . There are also some local small businesses. Many workers are commuters who go to work in the larger towns in the area, especially in the Annecy area.

The village is located off the major thoroughfares on the D14 department road, which leads from Annecy to Seyssel . Another road connection is with Sillingy. The closest connection to the A41 motorway is around 11 km away.

Web links

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