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Information about Haute Savoie

The province of Haute Savoie is located in the southeast of France. It is a province of limited size and is considerably heavily populated.


Haute Savoie has a(n) good transport infrastructure , with primary and secondary roads which make up a reasonably well connected network with the rest of the those in the country. The connection between cities with airports and train stations of Haute Savoie and the rest of the municipalities with less equipped infrastructures , and with each other, is more than sufficient.
In some of its cities Haute Savoie has the following public transport structures:

Inter-urban bus routes.
Urban bus routes.
Rail transport.


The telecommunication access is widespread and of quality in Haute Savoie. The television and radio signal coverage is excellent. The network of ADSL cables and/or fibre optic is reasonably sufficient although it is recommended to ask for more information as in some zones it doesn´t exist.

Health services

The health services available to people in Haute Savoie are provided by an adequate public healthcare system which is complemented by private centres. 

For more information about health centres we recommend that you consult the map provided with each HOUSETTEL development, where you can select the option of hospitals and health centres, and work out the number of them and their exact distance away.

Economía y desempleo

If you are thinking about living in Haute Savoie, it is imperative to know what employment opportunities exist. For that we recommend inquiring about the most prosperous areas, those which generate more opportunities and wages:
Service sector
Commerical sector
Tourism sector (accommodation, hospitality, catering, activites)
Agricultural sector
Livestock sector
Industry (chemical, paper, automobile, pharmaceutical, aeronautical, technological, etc.)

The unemployment rate in Haute Savoie is 7.5%, therefore the chances of finding a job depending on your qualifications are very optimistic.


We will establish three phases of education which depend on the age of the pupil. The first section refers to students between 0 and 16 years old. For this phase the education options are public with the option of private education if desired.
The second phase refers to pupils who having finished the first phase of learning, and continue on to university education. Haute Savoie does universities.
The third phase refers to educational establishments with different types of professional training and all kinds of academies, such as language academies or higher education learning centre.
To learn more about educational establishments we recommend consulting the map provided with each HOUSETTEL development, where you can select the education centre options and and work out the number of them and their exact distance away.


Due to its size, it is impossible to determine general weather conditions for the whole of Haute Savoie but we can guide you by informing you that the maximum temperatures registered are 20 degrees Celsius/ 68 degrees Fahrenheit
Rainfall is what could be called reasonable, being more substantial in the month of december, and less so in april.


Haute Savoie is well known for:

Mountain activities (trekking, rock climbing, alpine skiing, ice skating, etc).
Its gastronomy.
Its architecture heritage.


As well as with the difference in climate, Haute Savoie has areas with very varied crime rates. Crime is a variable which indicates the rate of intentional homicide (unlawful death intentionally inflicted on one person by another), based on the list provided by the UNODC (United Nations Office against Drugs and Crime), or by the ministry or agency of the country.

For each example information will be provided on criminal offences per number of inhabitants, homicide rates, etc, indicating the reference source of the data.

The homicide rate per 100.000 inhabitants in Haute Savoie is 1.30.

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