Onex, Switzerland

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Onex
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Coat of arms of Onex
Coat of arms
Onex is located in Switzerland
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Location of Onex
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Onex is located in Canton of Geneva
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Onex (Canton of Geneva)
Coordinates: 46°11′N 06°06′E / 46.183°N 6.100°E / 46.183; 6.100Coordinates: 46°11′N 06°06′E / 46.183°N 6.100°E / 46.183; 6.100
CountrySwitzerland
CantonGeneva
Districtn.a.
Government
 • MayorMaire
Carole-Anne Kast [[List of political parties in Switzerland|SP ]]
Area
 • Total2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
Elevation
427 m (1,401 ft)
Population
(Dec 2016[2])
 • Total18,825
 • Density6,700/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Onésien/Onésienne
Postal code
1213
SFOS number6631
Surrounded byBernex, Confignon, Lancy, Plan-les-Ouates, Vernier
Twin townsLiestal (Switzerland), Massagno (Switzerland), Bandol (France)
Websitewww.onex.ch
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Onex (French pronunciation: ​[ɔne]) is a municipality of the canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

History[change | change source]

The municipality of Onex became an independent municipality in 1851 when the municipality of Onex-Confignon split into the two municipalities of Onex and Confignon.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The municipality of Onex is on the left bank of the Rhône river.

The municipality has of the sub-sections or villages of Cressy - Marais, Evaux, Cité-Nouvelle, Gros-Chêne, Pré-Longet, Belle-Cour and Onex - village.

Twin towns[change | change source]

Onex is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2017
  3. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 18 February 2011

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