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
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
SFSO statistics

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