Veyras, Switzerland

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Veyras
Coat of arms of Veyras
Location of Veyras
Veyras is located in Switzerland
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Veyras
Veyras is located in Canton of Valais
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Veyras
Coordinates: 46°18′N 7°32′E / 46.300°N 7.533°E / 46.300; 7.533Coordinates: 46°18′N 7°32′E / 46.300°N 7.533°E / 46.300; 7.533
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictSierre
Government
 • MayorGérard Salamin
Area
 • Total1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation
645 m (2,116 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,833
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
3960
SFOS number6250
Surrounded byMiège, Salgesch, Sierre, Venthône
Websitewww.veyras.ch
SFSO statistics

Veyras is a municipality in the district of Sierre in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Château de Muzot near Veyras, where poet Rainer Maria Rilke completed the Duino Elegies in 1922

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.

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