Saxon, Switzerland

municipality in Switzerland

Saxon is a municipality of the district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Saxon
Coat of arms of Saxon
Coat of arms
Location of Saxon
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictMartigny
Government
 • MayorLéo Farquet
Area
 • Total23.2 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Elevation
533 m (1,749 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total5,897
 • Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Postal code
1907
SFOS number6141
Surrounded byBagnes, Charrat, Fully, Riddes, Saillon, Vollèges
Twin townsBouliac (France)
Websitewww.saxon.ch
SFSO statistics

It is famous as the birthplace of figure skater and choreographer of Stéphane Lambiel.

Saxon

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 Saxon at Wikimedia Commons