Ayer, Switzerland

locality in Anniviers, Valais, Switzerland

Ayer is a village and former municipality in the district of Sierre in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Ayer
Coat of arms of Ayer
Location of Ayer
Ayer is located in Switzerland
Ayer
Ayer
Ayer is located in Canton of Valais
Ayer
Ayer
Coordinates: 46°11′N 7°36′E / 46.183°N 7.600°E / 46.183; 7.600Coordinates: 46°11′N 7°36′E / 46.183°N 7.600°E / 46.183; 7.600
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictSierre
Area
 • Total11,907 km2 (4,597 sq mi)
Elevation
1,476 m (4,843 ft)
Population
 (Dec 2002)
 • Total668
 • Density0.056/km2 (0.15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
3961
SFOS number6231
LocalitiesZinal
Surrounded byEvolène, Grimentz, Oberems, Randa, Saint-Jean, Saint-Luc, Täsch, Vissoie, Zermatt
Twin townsMontferrier-sur-Lez (France)
Websitewww.zinal.ch
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On 1 January 2009, the former municipalities of Ayer, Chandolin, Grimentz, Saint-Jean, Saint-Luc and Vissoie merged into the new municipality of Anniviers.

Main street of Ayer, seeing direction to Besso