Don't miss the piglix.com special BONUS offer during our Beta-test period. The next 100 new Registered Users (from a unique IP address), to post at least five (5) piglix, will receive 1,000 extra sign-up points (eventually exchangeable for crypto-currency)!

* * * * *    Free piglix.com Launch Promotions    * * * * *

  • Free Ads! if you are a small business with annual revenues of less than $1M - piglix.com will place your ads free of charge for up to one year! ... read more

  • $2,000 in free prizes! piglix.com is giving away ten (10) Meccano Erector sets, retail at $200 each, that build a motorized Ferris Wheel (or one of 22 other models) ... see details

Pregny-Chambésy

Pregny-Chambésy
Le hameau de Chambésy-Dessous.jpg
Coat of arms of Pregny-Chambésy
Coat of arms
Pregny-Chambésy is located in Switzerland
Pregny-Chambésy
Pregny-Chambésy
Coordinates: 46°15′N 06°08′E / 46.250°N 6.133°E / 46.250; 6.133Coordinates: 46°15′N 06°08′E / 46.250°N 6.133°E / 46.250; 6.133
Country Switzerland
Canton Geneva
District n.a.
Government
 • Mayor Maire
Isabelle Rasmussen
Area
 • Total 3.24 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Elevation 449 m (1,473 ft)
Population (Dec 2015)
 • Total 3,693
 • Density 1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Postal code 1292
SFOS number 6634
Surrounded by Bellevue, Genthod, Geneva (Genève), Grand-Saconnex
Website www.pregny-chambesy.ch
SFSO statistics

Pregny-Chambésy is a commune in the canton of Geneva in Switzerland. It is located directly north of the city of Geneva, on the south-western shore of Lake Geneva.

A number of foreign permanent missions are located in Pregny-Chambésy due to its proximity to most of Geneva's United Nations organizations and agencies as well as Geneva International Airport.

Pregny-Chambésy is first mentioned in 1113 as Priniacum. In 1277 it was mentioned as Sambesie. Finally, after 700 years on 1 June 1814, Chambésy was admitted into the Swiss Confederation as a district of Canton de Geneve.

Pregny-Chambésy has an area, as of 2009, of 3.24 square kilometers (1.25 sq mi). Of this area, 0.5 km2 (0.19 sq mi) or 15.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.43 km2 (0.17 sq mi) or 13.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.29 km2 (0.88 sq mi) or 70.7% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.03 km2 (7.4 acres) or 0.9% is either rivers or lakes.

Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 53.4% and transportation infrastructure made up 9.6%. while parks, green belts and sports fields made up 6.8%. Out of the forested land, 8.6% of the total land area is heavily forested and 4.6% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 6.2% is used for growing crops and 5.9% is pastures, while 3.4% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is in lakes.

The municipality is located 3 km (1.9 mi) from Geneva on the right shore of Lake Geneva. It originally consisted of the village of Pregny and the hamlets of Chambésy-Dessus and Chembésy-Dessous as well as the settlement of Roilbot. Until 1960 it was known as Pregny.

Pregny-Chambésy has a population (as of December 2015) of 3,693. As of 2008, 49.2% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years (1999–2009 ) the population has changed at a rate of 21.2%. It has changed at a rate of 26.1% due to migration and at a rate of -1.7% due to births and deaths.


...
Wikipedia

1,000 EXTRA POINTS!

Don't forget! that as one of our early users, you are eligible to receive the 1,000 point bonus as soon as you have created five (5) acceptable piglix.

...