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.
Photo: Popo le Chien, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
The Stade de Tourbillon is a multi-purpose stadium in Sion, Switzerland. Photo: Jamcib, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Castle
The , also called Valère castle, is a fortified church situated in Sion in the canton of in . Photo: Espandero, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Castle
is a in Sion in the canton of in . Photo: Espandero, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Castle
Photo: Vaquins, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a municipality in the district of Sion in the canton of in . is situated 4 km northeast of Sion. Photo: Dodoïste, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
is a former municipality in the district of Hérens in the canton of in . Photo: Olivier Bruchez, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Village
is a former municipality in the district of Sion in the canton of in .

Sion

Latitude
46.2312° or 46° 13' 52.2" north
Longitude
7.3589° or 7° 21' 32" east
Population
34,600
IATA airport code
SIR
United Nations Location Code
CH SIR
Elevation
500 metres (1640 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 197501928
Geo­Names ID
2658576
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Sion
  • Albanian: Sioni
  • Albanian: Sitten
  • Arabic: Sion, Swiza
  • Arabic: سيون
  • Armenian: Սյոն
  • Arpitan: Sion
  • Basque: Sion
  • Belarusian: Зітэн
  • Belarusian: Сьён
  • Belarusian: Сіён
  • Bengali: সাইয়ন, সুইজারল্যান্ড
  • Breton: Sion
  • Bulgarian: Сион
  • Catalan: Sion
  • Catalan: Sitten
  • Cebuano: Sion (munisipyo)
  • Cebuano: Sion
  • Cebuano: Sitten
  • Chechen: Сьон
  • Chinese: Sion
  • Chinese: 錫永
  • Chinese: 锡永
  • Chuvash: Сьон
  • Croatian: Sion
  • Czech: Sion
  • Czech: Sitten
  • Danish: Sion
  • Dutch: Sion
  • English: Sion, Switzerland
  • English: Sion VS
  • English: Sitten
  • Esperanto: Sion
  • Esperanto: Siono
  • Estonian: Sion
  • Estonian: Sioni vald
  • Estonian: Sitten
  • Finnish: Sion
  • Finnish: Sitten
  • French: Sedunum
  • French: Sion
  • French: Sitten
  • Georgian: სიონი
  • German: Bramois
  • German: Brämis
  • German: Sedunum
  • German: Sion
  • German: Sion VS
  • German: Sitten
  • German: Sitten VS
  • German: Sittu
  • Greek: Σιόν
  • Hebrew: זיטן
  • Hebrew: סיון
  • Hungarian: Sion
  • Icelandic: Sion
  • Indonesian: Sion
  • Indonesian: Sitten
  • Indonesian: Sittu
  • Irish: Sion
  • Italian: Sion
  • Italian: Uvrier
  • Japanese: シオン
  • Japanese: ジッテン
  • Japanese: セドゥヌム
  • Korean: 시옹
  • Kurdish: Sion
  • Ladino: Sion, Suisa
  • Ladino: Sion
  • Latin: Sedunum
  • Latvian: Sjona
  • Lithuanian: Sionas
  • Lombard: Sion
  • Luxembourgish: Sitten
  • Macedonian: Сјон
  • Malay: Sion, Switzerland
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sion
  • Neapolitan: Sion
  • Norwegian: Sion
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sion
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sitten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sion i Sveits
  • Occitan (post 1500): Sion, Switzerland
  • Persian: سیون، سوئیس
  • Piemontese: Sion
  • Polish: Sion
  • Portuguese: Sion
  • Portuguese: Sião
  • Quechua: Sion
  • Romanian: Sion, Elveția
  • Romanian: Sion
  • Romansh: Sion
  • Romansh: Sitten
  • Russian: Зиттен
  • Russian: Сьон
  • Scots: Sion
  • Scottish Gaelic: Sion
  • Serbian: Сион
  • Serbian: Сијон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sion, Švicarska
  • Sicilian: Sion
  • Slovak: Sion
  • Slovenian: Sion
  • South Azerbaijani: سیون، سوئیس
  • Spanish: Sion
  • Spanish: Sitten
  • Swahili: Sion, Uswisi
  • Swedish: Sion, Valais
  • Swedish: Sion
  • Swiss German: Sion
  • Swiss German: Sitte VS
  • Swiss German: Sitten VS
  • Tatar: Сьоң
  • Thai: ซียง
  • Tosk Albanian: Sitten VS
  • Turkish: Sion, İsviçre
  • Turkish: Sion
  • Ukrainian: Сьйон
  • Ukrainian: Сьон
  • Upper Sorbian: Sion
  • Urdu: سیون، سوئٹزرلینڈ
  • Venetian: Sion
  • Vietnamese: Sion
  • Volapük: Sion
  • Waray (Philippines): Sion
  • Welsh: Sion
  • Welsh: Sitten
  • Western Frisian: Sion (Switserlân)
  • Western Frisian: Sion
  • Western Panjabi: سیؤن
  • Wu Chinese: 锡永
  • Yiddish: סיאן
  • Yiddish: סיטען
  • Sion, Swiss
  • Sion, Thụy Sĩ

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