Fiesch

municipality in Switzerland

Fiesch is a municipality in the district Goms in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Fiesch
Coat of arms of Fiesch
Coat of arms
Location of Fiesch
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictGoms
Government
 • MayorRussi Klaus
Area
 • Total11.26 km2 (4.35 sq mi)
Elevation
1,049 m (3,442 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total921
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Postal code
3984
SFOS number6057
Surrounded byBellwald, Betten, Ernen, Fieschertal, Lax
Websitewww.fiesch.ch
SFSO statistics

Nearby Fiescheralp is administered by Fiesch and is accessible by the Eggishorn lift.

It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its view of the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area.

Fiesch

ReferencesEdit

  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.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Fiesch at Wikimedia Commons