Sion

Sion is the capital of the canton of in . With a population of 35,000, it is the biggest city in the canton and a regional centre. The cantonal administration as well as many of the higher schools are located here.

Landmarks in the Area

Historic building
Simplon was a department of the French First Empire.

Bank
Banque Cantonale du Valais is a Swiss cantonal bank which is part of the 24 cantonal banks serving 's 26 cantons. Photo: Vaquins, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Photo: Sylenius, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
Salins is a former municipality in the district of Sion in the canton of Valais in . is situated 2 km south of Sion.

Village
Les Agettes is a former municipality in the district of Hérens in the canton of Valais in . is situated 3 km southeast of Sion. Photo: Olivier Bruchez, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Village
Bramois is a village located in , in the canton of Valais, approximately 4 km southeast of the center of Sion. is situated 3½ km east of Sion. Photo: Olivier Bruchez, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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