Saint-Maurice, Switzerland

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Coordinates: 46°13′N 7°0′E

Saint-Maurice
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Saint-Maurice
Coordinates 46°13′N 7°0′E
Population 3,676   (as of December 2002)
Area 7.0 km2 (2.7 sq mi)
Elevation 414 m (1,358 ft)
Postal code 1890
SFOS number 6217
Surrounded by Bex (VD), Collonges, Evionnaz, Lavey-Morcles (VD), Massongex, Mex, Vérossaz
Website www.saint-maurice.ch
Saint-Maurice is located in Switzerland
Saint-Maurice

Saint-Maurice is the capital of the district of Saint-Maurice in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

It is the site of the Roman outpost of Agaunum and the old Abby of Saint-Maurice, which has become a famous high school in Switzerland (Collège de Saint-Maurice).

It is not St. Mortiz, a resort in the east part of Switzerland.

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