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Traditional province: Savoie (former intendance of Annecy; provinces of Chablais, Faucigny and Genevois)
Bordering departments: Ain, Savoie
Bordering countries: Italy (regions of Valle d'Aosta), Switzerland (cantons of Genève and Valais)
Area: 4,388 km2
Population (1995): 617,300 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Bonneville, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, Thonon-les-Bains
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 33 cantons, 290 communes.
The department is named after the former Duchy of Savoie.