Onex, Switzerland

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Onex
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Coat of arms of Onex
Coat of arms
Location of Onex
Onex is located in Switzerland
Onex
Onex
Onex is located in Canton of Geneva
Onex
Onex
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
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total18,964
 • 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
SFSO statistics

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 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. 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.
  3. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 18 February 2011

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