Simplon

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Simplon
Simplon-Dorf-1.jpg
Coat of arms of Simplon
Coat of arms
Location of Simplon
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictBrig
Government
 • MayorMartin Ph Rittiner
Area
 • Total90.9 km2 (35.1 sq mi)
Elevation
1,476 m (4,843 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total304
 • Density3.3/km2 (8.7/sq mi)
Postal code
3907
SFOS number6009
Surrounded byBrig-Glis, Eisten, Ried-Brig, Saas Almagell, Saas Balen, Saas Grund, Visperterminen, Zwischbergen
Websitewww.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. 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.