Monthey, Switzerland

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Monthey
Coat of arms of Monthey
Coat of arms
Location of Monthey
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictMonthey
Government
 • MayorFernand Mariétan
Area
 • Total28.63 km2 (11.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total17,777
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Les Montheysans
Postal code
1870
SFOS number6153
Surrounded byBex (VD), Châtel (FR-74), Collombey-Muraz, Massongex, Montriond (FR-74), Ollon (VD), Troistorrents, Val-d'Illiez, Vérossaz
Twin townsDiekirch (Luxembourg), Ivrea (Italy), Tübingen (Germany)
Websitewww.monthey.ch

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 Rhône 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.

Monthey

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  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.