Bex

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Coordinates: 46°15′N 7°1′E

Bex
Coat of Arms of Bex
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Aigle
Coordinates 46°15′N 7°1′E
Population 5751   (as of 2003)
Area 96.6 km2 (37.3 sq mi)
Elevation 424 m (1,391 ft)
Postal code 1880
SFOS number 5402
Mayor Michel Flückiger
Surrounded by Chamoson (VS), Collonges (VS), Conthey (VS), Fully (VS), Gryon, Lavey-Morcles, Leytron (VS), Massongex (VS), Monthey (VS), Ollon, Ormont-Dessus, Saint-Maurice (VS)
Twin towns Tuttlingen (Germany)
Website www.bex.ch
Bex is located in Switzerland
Bex

Bex is a municipality in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It has an area of 96.60 km², an altitude of 424 m, and a population of about 5709. It is a few miles south of its sister town municipality of Aigle.

Geography[change | edit source]

Bex sits on the east side of the Rhone River in a big valley bordered on the east by the Bernese Alps and west by the Chablais Alps. Famous Swiss and French ski resorts are nearby. It is on Swiss National Route 9. Bex is connected to Les Diablerets by the mountain pass Col de la Croix