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
Coat of arms
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)
Postal code
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