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The Old Town - Annecy
Flag of Annecy
Coat of arms of Annecy
Annecy is located in France
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Intercommunality Annecy
Mayor Jean-Luc Rigaut (NC)
(since 2007)
Elevation 418–926 m (1,371–3,038 ft)
(avg. 448 m/1,470 ft)
Land area1 13.75 km2 (5.31 sq mi)
Population2 52,890  (2006)
 - Density 3,847/km2 (9,960/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
INSEE/Postal code 74010/ 74000
Dialling code 0450
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Coordinates: 45°54′58″N 6°07′59″E / 45.916°N 6.133°E / 45.916; 6.133

Annecy is a commune. It is the capital of the Haute-Savoie department in the south of France.

It is on the northern tip of Lake Annecy. It is 35 kilometres south of Geneva.

Annecy has hosted the Annecy International Animated Film Festival since 1960.

Annecy bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games but lost to Pyeongchang.[1]

Sister cities

Annecy is twinned with: