Monthey, Switzerland

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Coordinates: 46°15′N 6°57′E

Coat of Arms of Monthey
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Monthey
Coordinates 46°15′N 6°57′E
Population 15299   (as of 2005)
Area 22.7 km2 (8.8 sq mi)
Postal code 1870
Mayor Fernand Mariétan
Demonym Les Montheysans
Surrounded by Bex (VD), Châtel (FR-74), Collombey-Muraz, Massongex, Montriond (FR-74), Ollon (VD), Troistorrents, Val-d'Illiez, Vérossaz
Twin towns Diekirch (Luxembourg), Ivrea (Italy), Tübingen (Germany)
Monthey is located in Switzerland

Monthey is the capital of the district of Monthey in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

It has a population is of 15,118 (as of 2004) people (Montheysans). Monthey is located on the west side of the Rhone valley, south to Lake Geneva. Monthey is important to Swiss industry, with many important companies including chemical companies. The city is close to the famous winter sports region, the Portes du Soleil.

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