Saint-Maurice, Switzerland

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Saint-Maurice
Coat of arms of Saint-Maurice
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Maurice
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictSaint-Maurice
Area
 • Total7.18 km2 (2.77 sq mi)
Elevation
414 m (1,358 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total4,595
 • Density640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Postal code
1890
SFOS number6217
Surrounded byBex (VD), Collonges, Evionnaz, Lavey-Morcles (VD), Massongex, Mex, Vérossaz
Websitewww.saint-maurice.ch
SFSO statistics

Saint-Maurice is the capital of the district of Saint-Maurice in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

On 1 January 2013 the former municipality of Mex (VS) merged into the municipality of Saint-Maurice.

It is the site of the Roman outpost of Agaunum and the old Abby of Saint-Maurice, which has become a famous high school in Switzerland (Collège de Saint-Maurice).

It is not St. Moritz, a resort in the east part of Switzerland.

Saint-Maurice

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Bilanz der ständigen Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Staatsangehörigkeit (Kategorie), Geschlecht und demographischen Komponenten". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 12 January 2019.