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Bex
Coat of Arms of Bex
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Aigle
Population 5751   (as of 2003)
Area 96.56 km2 (37.28 sq mi)
Elevation424 m (1,391 ft)
Postal code 1880
SFOS number5402
MayorPierre Rochat
Surrounded by
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Chamoson (VS), Collonges (VS), Conthey (VS), Fully (VS), Gryon, Lavey-Morcles, Leytron (VS), Massongex (VS), Monthey (VS), Ollon, Ormont-Dessus, Saint-Maurice (VS)
Twin townsTuttlingen (Germany)
Websitewww.bex.ch

Bex (German: Beis) is a municipality in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It is located in the district of Aigle. It has an area of 96.60 km², an altitude of 424 m, and a population of about 5709. It is a few miles south of its sister town municipality of Aigle.

Geography

Bex sits on the east side of the Rhône river in a big valley bordered on the east by the Bernese Alps and west by the Chablais Alps. Famous Swiss and French ski resorts are nearby. It is on Swiss National Route 9. Bex is connected to Les Diablerets by the mountain pass Col de la Croix

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