Simplon

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Simplon
Simplon-Dorf-1.jpg
Coat of arms of Simplon
Coat of arms
Simplon is located in Switzerland
Simplon
Coordinates: 46°12′N 8°3′E / 46.2°N 8.05°E / 46.2; 8.05Coordinates: 46°12′N 8°3′E / 46.2°N 8.05°E / 46.2; 8.05
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Brig
Government
 • Mayor Martin Ph Rittiner
Area[1]
 • Total 90.82 km2 (35.07 sq mi)
Elevation 1,476 m (4,843 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 319
 • Density 3.512/km2 (9.097/sq mi)
Postal code 3907
SFOS number 6009
Surrounded by Brig-Glis, Eisten, Ried-Brig, Saas Almagell, Saas Balen, Saas Grund, Visperterminen, Zwischbergen
Website www.gemeinde-simplon.ch
SFSO statistics

Simplon is a municipality of the district of Brig in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

A member of the Swiss Federal Council Josef Escher was born in Simplon.

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 2016