Anniviers

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Anniviers

Photo of Anniviers
The old village of St. Luc in Anniviers

General
Country Switzerland Coat of arms/flag of Anniviers
Canton Valais
District Sierre (district)
Language French
Geography
Area 243.15 km²93.881 sqmi
Altitude 1,202 m3,943.57 ft
0.747 miles
Surroundings Agarn, Chalais, Evolène, Grône, Leuk, Nax, Oberems, Saint-Martin, Salgesch, Sierre
Localities Grimentz, Zinal
Demography
Population 6,371 (2009)
Density 26.202 /km²67.86 /sqmi
Alpinist's Info
Hut(s) Arpitettaz Hut, Grand Mountet Hut, Moiry Hut, Petit Mountet Hut, Schalijoch Bivouac Hut, Tracuit Hut
Summit(s) Bishorn, Dent Blanche, Mont Durand, Ober Gabelhorn, Trifthorn (Weisshorn Group), Weisshorn, Zinal Rothorn
Topo. Map SLK 1307: Vissoie
SLK 1327: Evolène
Other Data
Postal code 3961
SFOS 6252
Website www.anniviers.org
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Anniviers is a municipality in the district of Sierre in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It was formed through the merger of six municipalities in Val d'Anniviers: Ayer, Chandolin, Grimentz, Saint-Jean, Saint-Luc and Vissoie. It is effective since January 1, 2009, creating the third largest municipality of Switzerland by surface area.

Other localities include Mayoux, Mission, Zinal, Niouc and Fang.

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