Veyras, Switzerland

former municipality and current locality in Noble-Contrée in the canton of Valais, Switzerland

Veyras is a municipality in the district of Sierre in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Veyras
Coat of arms of Veyras
Location of Veyras
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Veyras is located in Switzerland
Veyras
Veyras
Veyras is located in Canton of Valais
Veyras
Veyras
Coordinates: 46°18′N 7°32′E / 46.300°N 7.533°E / 46.300; 7.533
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictSierre
Government
 • MayorGérard Salamin
Area
 • Total1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation
645 m (2,116 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total1,833
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
3960
SFOS number6250
Surrounded byMiège, Salgesch, Sierre, Venthône
Websitewww.veyras.ch
SFSO statistics
Château de Muzot near Veyras, where poet Rainer Maria Rilke completed the Duino Elegies in 1922

References change

  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 websites change

  Media related to Veyras at Wikimedia Commons