Anniviers

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Anniviers
Coat of arms of Anniviers
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Sierre
Government
 • Mayor Simon Epiney
Area[1]
 • Total 242.95 km2 (93.80 sq mi)
Elevation 1,202 m (3,944 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 2,719
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Postal code 3961
SFOS number 6252
Localities Ayer, Chandolin, Grimentz, Saint-Jean, Saint-Luc, Vissoie, Mayoux, Mission, Zinal, Niouc and Fang
Surrounded by Chalais, Chippis, Sierre, Salgesch, Leuk, Agarn, Oberems, Randa, Täsch, Zermatt, Evolène, Saint-Martin, Mont-Noble and Grône
Website www.anniviers.org
SFSO statistics

Anniviers is a municipality in the district of Sierre in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It was formed through the merger of six municipalities in Val d'Anniviers: Ayer, Chandolin, Grimentz, Saint-Jean, Saint-Luc and Vissoie merged into the new municipality of Anniviers. The merger became effective 1 January 2009, creating the third largest municipality of Switzerland by surface area.

Chandolin

References[change | change source]

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2017

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