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Monthey, Switzerland

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Coordinates: 46°15′N 6°57′E

Coat of Arms of Monthey
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Monthey
Coordinates46°15′N 6°57′E
Population 15299   (as of 2005)
Area 22.7 km2 (8.8 sq mi)
Postal code 1870
MayorFernand Mariétan
DemonymLes Montheysans
Surrounded byBex (VD), Châtel (FR-74), Collombey-Muraz, Massongex, Montriond (FR-74), Ollon (VD), Troistorrents, Val-d'Illiez, Vérossaz
Twin townsDiekirch (Luxembourg), Ivrea (Italy), Tübingen (Germany)

Monthey is the capital of the district of Monthey in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

It has a population is of 15,118 (as of 2004) people (Montheysans). Monthey is located on the west side of the Rhône valley, south to Lake Geneva. Monthey is important to Swiss industry, with many important companies including chemical companies. The city is close to the famous winter sports region, the Portes du Soleil.



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