Chamonix-Mont-Blanc,[1] mair commonly kent simply as Chamonix[2] (umwhile an aa spelled Chamounix), is a commune in the Haute-Savoie département in the Rhône-Alpes region in sooth-eastren Fraunce.

Chamonix
The Chamonix valley seen frae la Flégère
The Chamonix valley seen frae la Flégère
Coat o airms o Chamonix
Coat o airms
Chamonix is locatit in Fraunce
Chamonix
Chamonix
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Chamonix is locatit in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chamonix
Chamonix
Coordinates: 45°55′23″N 6°52′11″E / 45.9231°N 6.8697°E / 45.9231; 6.8697Coordinates: 45°55′23″N 6°52′11″E / 45.9231°N 6.8697°E / 45.9231; 6.8697
KintraFraunce
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepairtmentHaute-Savoie
ArrondissementBonneville
CantonChamonix-Mont-Blanc
IntercommunalityPays du Mont-Blanc
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–14) Éric Fournier
Aurie
1
245.46 km2 (94.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)2
9,514
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74056 /74400
Elevation995–4,810 m (3,264–15,781 ft)
(avg. 1,035 m or 3,396 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

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  1. French pronunciation: ​[ʃamɔnimɔ̃blɑ̃].
  2. French pronunciation: ​[ʃamɔni].
  3. Annuaire-Mairie.fr. "Ville d'Aoste" (in French). Retrieved 2013-06-18.