|Community association||Fier et Usses|
|surface||4.12 km 2|
|Residents||654 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||159 inhabitants / km 2|
Nonglard is at 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., about ten kilometers west of the city of
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 above the Rochers de Nyre .
In addition to the actual town center, Nonglard also includes various hamlet settlements and farms, including:
- Monthoux ( ) on the slope above the village
- La Ville ( ) on the slope above the village
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.
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.