Monthey, Switzerland

municipality in the canton of Valais, Switzerland

Monthey is the capital of the district of Monthey in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Monthey
Coat of arms of Monthey
Location of Monthey
Monthey is located in Switzerland
Monthey
Monthey
Monthey is located in Canton of Valais
Monthey
Monthey
Coordinates: 46°15′N 6°57′E / 46.250°N 6.950°E / 46.250; 6.950Coordinates: 46°15′N 6°57′E / 46.250°N 6.950°E / 46.250; 6.950
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictMonthey
Government
 • MayorFernand Mariétan
Area
 • Total28.63 km2 (11.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total17,777
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Les Montheysans
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
1870
SFOS number6153
Surrounded byBex (VD), Châtel (FR-74), Collombey-Muraz, Massongex, Montriond (FR-74), Ollon (VD), Troistorrents, Val-d'Illiez, Vérossaz
Twin townsDiekirch (Luxembourg), Ivrea (Italy), Tübingen (Germany)
Websitewww.monthey.ch

As of 2004, Monthey had a population is of 15,118 people (Montheysans). Monthey is located on the west side of the Rhône valley, south to Lake Geneva. Monthey is important to Swiss industry, with many important companies including chemical companies. The city is close to the famous winter sports region, the Portes du Soleil.

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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 Monthey at Wikimedia Commons