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Annecy (US:  AN-ə-SEE, ahn-SEE, French: [ansi] (listen); Arpitan: Èneci or Ènneci) is the largest city of Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France. It lies on the northern tip of Lake Annecy, 35 kilometers (22 mi) south of Geneva.
Nicknamed the "Pearl of French Alps" in Raoul Blanchard's monograph describing its location between lake and mountains, the city controls the northern entrance to the lake gorge.
Due to a lack of available building land between the lake and the protected Semnoz mountain, its population remained stagnant, around 50,000 inhabitants, since 1950. However, the 2017 merger with several ex-communes extended the city population to 124,401 inhabitants, and 203,078 for its urban area, placing Annecy 6th in the region, behind Annemasse, which has 292,000 inhabitants.
Switching from counts of Geneva's dwelling in the 13th century, to counts of Savoy's in the 14th century, the city became Savoy's capital in 1434 during the Genevois-Nemours prerogative until 1659. Its role increased in 1536, during the Calvinist Reformation in Geneva, while the bishop took refuge in Annecy. Saint Francis de Sales gave Annecy its advanced Catholic citadel role known as Counter-Reformation. The annexation of Savoy merged the city to France in 1860.
Sometimes called "Venice of the Alps", this idyllic and touristic representation comes from the three canals and the Thiou river lying through the old city and whose initial role was to protect the city and to empower its handicrafts. The city experienced an industrial development in the 19th century with silk manufacturing. Some of its industrial legacy remains today with the headquarters of NTN-SNR bearings, Salomon, Entremont and Dassault Aviation.
From the end of the 19th century, Annecy developed tourism around its lake summer facilities, winter resorts proximity and cultural attraction with its castle renovation and fine art museum opening in 1956 and the Animated Film Festival since 1960, hosted in Bonlieu's cultural Center.
The municipal environmental policy managed to keep 40.3% of green spaces and the city and was awarded the "Golden Flower" in 2015, given to the nine most-flowered French cities. Its educational area is growing since the University of Savoy establishment in 1973.
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City in France

  • Desc: Annecy is the largest city of Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France. It lies on the northern tip of Lake Annecy, 35 kilometers south of Geneva.
  • URL: http://www.annecy.fr/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annecy
  • Type: Thing, Place, Cemetery, City
  • Result Score: 4325.19
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Lake in France

  • Desc: Lake Annecy is a perialpine lake in Haute-Savoie in France. It is the third largest lake in France, after the Lac du Bourget and Lac de Grand-Lieu, if the French part of Lake Geneva is excluded.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Annecy
  • Type: TouristAttraction, Place, BodyOfWater, LakeBodyOfWater, Thing
  • Result Score: 219.65
Annecy International Animated Film Festival

Annecy International Animated Film Festival

Film festival




  • Desc: Annecy-le-Vieux is a former commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the commune Annecy.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annecy-le-Vieux
  • Type: Thing, City, Place
  • Result Score: 75.13
Annecy – Haute-Savoie – Mont Blanc Airport

Annecy – Haute-Savoie – Mont Blanc Airport

Airport in Épagny-Metz-Tessy, France

Château d'Annecy

Château d'Annecy

Castle in Annecy, France

  • Desc: The Château d'Annecy is a restored castle which dominates the old French town of Annecy in the Haute-Savoie département. It was bought by the town, restored and transformed into a museum, le musée-château d'Annecy.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_d'Annecy
  • Type: TouristAttraction, Place, CivicStructure, Thing
  • Result Score: 62.32
Gare d'Annecy

Gare d'Annecy

Railway station

  • Desc: Annecy is a railway station located in Annecy, Haute-Savoie, south-eastern France. The station was opened in 1866 and is located on the Aix-les-Bains–Annemasse railway and the now closed Annecy-Albertville railway. The train services are operated by SNCF.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gare_d'Annecy
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 46.67
Parc des Sports Annecy

Parc des Sports Annecy

Stadium in Annecy, France

  • Desc: Parc des Sports is a multi-use stadium in Annecy, France. It is used by Annecy F.C. and Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C. for their home matches. The capacity of the stadium is 15,660 spectators. It also hosted the 1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parc_des_Sports,_Annecy
  • Type: Thing, Place, StadiumOrArena
  • Result Score: 13.38

Nothing Happens

2017 film

  • Type: Thing, CreativeWork, Movie
  • Result Score: 7.53


Song by Myra Durden

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Killing Time at Home

2003 film

  • Type: Thing, Movie
  • Result Score: 6.36


2019 film

  • Type: Thing, CreativeWork, Movie
  • Result Score: 1.00
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