Monthey district

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District de Monthey
District de Monthey
Basic data
Country: SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton of ValaisCanton of Valais Valais (VS)
Main town : Monthey
FSO number : 2308
Area : 256.78  km²
Height range : 371–3253 m above sea level M.
Residents: 47,039 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 183 inhabitants per km²
Map of District de Monthey

The District de Monthey 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
Champéry 1336 38.85 34
Collombey-Muraz 9256 29.75 311
Monthey 17,785 28.70 620
Port Valais
Port Valais 4108 14.35 286
Saint-Gingolph 982 14.45 68
Troistorrents 4684 36.96 127
Val d'Illiez
Val d'Illiez 1961 39.26 50
Vionnaz 2728 20.95 130
Vouvry 4199 33.51 125
Total (9) 47,039 256.78 183

The urban center of the Chablais is in Monthey, on the debris cone of the Vièze on the left bank of the Rhone and at the entrance to the Val d'Illiez. The Pas de Morgins to the Val d'Abondance is also known. As a regional cultural center, Monthey plays an important role. The city is home to two colleges of higher education, one for commerce and general education, the other for health and social work, and since 1984 the studio of Radio Chablais and since 1989 the Théâtre du Crochetan.

Web links

Commons : Monthey District  - Collection of images, 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.