Saint-Maurice, Switzerland

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Saint-Maurice
Coat of arms of Saint-Maurice
Coat of arms
Saint-Maurice is located in Switzerland
Saint-Maurice
Coordinates: 46°13′N 7°0′E / 46.217°N 7°E / 46.217; 7Coordinates: 46°13′N 7°0′E / 46.217°N 7°E / 46.217; 7
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Saint-Maurice
Area[1]
 • Total 14.94 km2 (5.77 sq mi)
Elevation 414 m (1,358 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 4,494
 • Density 300.80/km2 (779.1/sq mi)
Postal code 1890
SFOS number 6217
Surrounded by Bex (VD), Collonges, Evionnaz, Lavey-Morcles (VD), Massongex, Mex, Vérossaz
Website www.saint-maurice.ch
SFSO statistics

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

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

Other websites[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 2016