See also: Saint-Julien
GeographySource: Site of Saint-Julien-in-Genevese
Sub-prefecture of the north of Haute-Savoie (Rhone-Alps area), Saint-Julien-in-Genevese , frontier town with the Canton of Geneva, is in the Genevese high-Savoyard between Vuache (1100 m) and Mont Salève (1357 m).
Health resort located at an altitude of 460 meters, a surface of approximately 1 500 hectares, St Julien counts 11  today; 000 inhabitants.
St Julien is located at 10 km of Geneva, 35 km of Annecy, 15 km of Annemasse, 47 km of Thonon, 82 km of Chambéry, 135 km of Grenoble, 140 km of Lyon and 530 km of Paris, 90 km of Chamonix, 74 km of Lausanne, 205 km of Dijon and 286 km of Turin.
The inhabitants of Saint-Julien are called the saint-juliennois.
Since the First World War, the population of St-Julien increases regularly: 1 340 inhabitants in 1911, 2 053 in 1954.
This increase intensifies starting from the Années 1960 with the arrival of many new residents attracted by the economic dynamism of the area and the possibility of working in Suisse. Thus, of 3 210 inhabitants in 1962, St Julien passes to 6 347 in 1975, with 6 795 in 1982, 7 922 in 1990, 9 140 in 1999. The results of the census complementary carried out to the autumn 2002 give a population of 11 021 inhabitants. The population forecasts announce the continuation of this continuous rise.
Saint-Julien amalgamates with the commune of Thairy in 1965.
Several villages belong to this commune: Thairy, Crâche, Thérens, Norcier, Ternier, Lathoy.
HistoryJulien saint found remainders of the time of Burgondes. The history of Saint-Julien, who underwent during centuries the repercussions of the conflicts between Geneva and Savoy because of his geographical location, remains dominated by the signature, on July 21st 1603, of the Traité of Saint-Julien, peace treaty which put an end to the wars between Geneva and Savoy.
In the current political situation Saint-Julien-in-Genevese is a commune sociologiquement on the right, whose Mayor, Jean-Michel Thénard, are however a man of the left.
EconomyFrontier with Switzerland, the commune is especially a residential commune for hundreds the frontier ones.
Sub-prefecture, it accommodates many administrations: sub-prefecture, general treasury, town hall, central post office, general hospital, customs…
- Macumba: The greatest recreational center night of Europe which drains in its fifteen rooms and six restaurants in end of the week more than five thousand people.
- Casino of plays, classified 73e French casino in 2006.
- Mont Blanc Bio, packing bio, two Oscars of packing.
Places and monumentsSaint-Julien is not in oneself a tourist destination but can be used as starting point for many visits of which that of the town of Geneva.
Personalities related to the commune
- Fernand David (1869-1935) Minister for agriculture, senator of Haute-Savoie.
- Younes Kabul player of AJ Auxerre
- Jean-Marc Branger professional football player.
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