Chandolin

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Chandolin
Former municipality of Switzerland
Chandolin
Chandolin
Coat of arms of Chandolin
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Sierre
Area
 • Total 16.7 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,936 m (6,352 ft)
Population
 • Total 82
 • Density 4.91/km2 (12.72/sq mi)
Postal code 1965
SFOS number 6233
Surrounded by Agarn, Chalais, Leuk, Saint-Jean, Saint-Luc, Salgesch, Sierre, Vissoie
Website www.chandolin.ch
SFSO statistics

Chandolin is a village in the municipality of Anniviers in the district of Sierre in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Until 2009 it was a municipality.

History[change | change source]

On 1 January 2009 the former municipalities of Chandolin, Ayer, Grimentz, Saint-Jean, Saint-Luc and Vissoie merged into the new municipality of Anniviers.

Culture[change | change source]

It has at least one museum: the Ella Maillart Museum previously was the home of travel writer Ella Maillart (en:).

Other websites[change | change source]