Veyras, Switzerland

municipality in Switzerland

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

Veyras
Coat of arms of Veyras
Coat of arms
Location of Veyras
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictSierre
Government
 • MayorGérard Salamin
Area
 • Total1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation
645 m (2,116 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,833
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Postal code
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

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

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