Leysin

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Leysin
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Coat of arms of Leysin
Coat of arms
Location of Leysin
Leysin is located in Switzerland
Leysin
Leysin
Leysin is located in Canton of Vaud
Leysin
Leysin
Coordinates: 46°20′N 7°00′E / 46.333°N 7.000°E / 46.333; 7.000Coordinates: 46°20′N 7°00′E / 46.333°N 7.000°E / 46.333; 7.000
CountrySwitzerland
CantonVaud
DistrictAigle
Government
 • MayorSyndic
Jean-Marc Udriot Entente Leysenoude
Area
 • Total18.57 km2 (7.17 sq mi)
Elevation
1,260 m (4,130 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,939
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Leysenouds
Postal code
1854
SFOS number5407
LocalitiesCrettaz, Veyges
Surrounded byOrmont-Dessous, Aigle, Yvorne, Corbeyrier
Websitewww.leysin-commune.ch
Profile (in French), SFSO statistics

Leysin is a municipality of the Aigle district in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

Geography[change | change source]

Leysin is in the Vaud Alps, it is a alpine resort village at the eastern end of Lake Geneva in near to Montreux, Lausanne, and Geneva. It is on the right side of the Grande Eau at the foot of the Tour d'Aï and the Tour de Mayen. The main village is found at an elevation of 1,260 m (4,130 ft). It consists of the village of Leysin and the hamlets of Veyges, Feydey, Aï and Mayen.

Leysin can be accessed by road or the hourly Aigle - Leysin train, which makes four area stops.

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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