Bex

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Bex
Rue du Cropt in Bex
Rue du Cropt in Bex
Coat of arms of Bex
Coat of arms
Location of Bex
Bex is located in Switzerland
Bex
Bex
Bex is located in Canton of Vaud
Bex
Bex
Coordinates: 46°15′N 7°1′E / 46.250°N 7.017°E / 46.250; 7.017Coordinates: 46°15′N 7°1′E / 46.250°N 7.017°E / 46.250; 7.017
CountrySwitzerland
CantonVaud
DistrictAigle
Government
 • MayorSyndic
Pierre Rochat
Area
 • Total96.56 km2 (37.28 sq mi)
Elevation
424 m (1,391 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total7,757
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Postal code
1880
SFOS number5402
Surrounded byChamoson (VS), Collonges (VS), Conthey (VS), Fully (VS), Gryon, Lavey-Morcles, Leytron (VS), Massongex (VS), Monthey (VS), Ollon, Ormont-Dessus, Saint-Maurice (VS)
Twin townsTuttlingen (Germany)
Websitewww.bex.ch
Profile (in French), SFSO statistics

Bex (German: Beis) is a municipality in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It is located in the district of Aigle. 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 | change source]

Bex sits on the east side of the Rhône 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

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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