Conthey district

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District Gundis
French District de Conthey
District Gundis French District de Conthey
Basic data
Country: SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton of ValaisCanton of Valais Valais (VS)
Main town : Conthey
FSO number : 2302
Area : 234.20  km²
Height range : 469–3334 m above sea level M.
Residents: 28,906 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 123 inhabitants per km²
Map of District Gundis French District de Conthey

The District de Conthey (German district Gundis ) in the canton of Valais consists of the following municipalities:

coat of arms Name of the parish Population
(December 31, 2018)
in km²
per km²
Ardon 3217 20.39 158
Chamoson 3897 32.47 120
Conthey 8797 84.95 104
Nendaz 6623 85.96 77
Vétroz 6372 10.43 611
Total (5) 28,906 234.20 123

In 1815 the Conthey district was created through the merger of the areas of the former Kastlanei ( Landvogtei ) and the communities of Ardon and Chamoson .

Local specialties are smoked trout, lamb, alpine cheese and pastries. It is also worth mentioning the most diverse types of wine and their cultivation as well as their own climate, fauna, flora and geology.

Changes in the community

Web links

Commons : District Conthey  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Permanent and non-permanent resident population by year, canton, district, municipality, population type and gender (permanent resident population). In: bfs. . Federal Statistical Office (FSO), August 31, 2019, accessed on December 22, 2019 .
  2. Federal Statistical Office Generalized Limits 2020.