Val d'Anniviers

The val d'Anniviers (in German Eifschtal) is a Swiss Alpine valley, situated in the district of Sierre in Valais, which extends south of the Rhône Valley, on the northern slopes of the Pennine Alps. The valley was home to six municipalities: Ayer, Chandolin, Grimentz, Saint-Jean, Saint-Luc, Vissoie, Vercorin and Zinal. The citizens of those municipalities agreed on November 26, 2006, to merge into one, which was named Anniviers. The merger took place in January 2009.[1]

The val d'Anniviers



  1. ^ "Fusion de communes" Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine in Affaires Publiques, 3/2006.

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Coordinates: 46°12′N 7°30′E / 46.200°N 7.500°E / 46.200; 7.500