Saint-Martin VS

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VS is the abbreviation for the canton of Valais in Switzerland and is used to avoid confusion with other entries of the name Saint-Martinf .
Saint Martin
Saint Martin coat of arms
State : SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton of ValaisCanton of Valais Valais (VS)
District : Hérensw
BFS no. : 6087i1 f3 f4
Postal code : 1969
Coordinates : 600361  /  113756 coordinates: 46 ° 10 '31 "  N , 7 ° 26' 36"  O ; CH1903:  600361  /  113756
Height : 1411  m above sea level M.
Height range : 660–3043 m above sea level M.
Area : 37.00  km²
Residents: 825 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 22 inhabitants per km²
Saint Martin

Saint Martin

Location of the municipality
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Saint-Martin is a political municipality and a civil parish in the Hérens district in the French-speaking part of the canton of Valais in Switzerland .


Saint-Martin is located on the eastern side of the Val d'Hérens . The western boundary of the municipality is formed by the Borgne . The municipality consists of the villages of Saint-Martin, Eison, La Luette, Liez, Praz-Jean, Suen and Trogne as well as numerous hamlets. The neighboring municipalities of Saint-Martin are Mont-Noble in the north, Anniviers in the east, Evolène in the south, Hérémence in the west and Vex in the north-northwest .


Aerial photo (1955)

The parish was formed in 1882 when Hérens was divided into Evolène and Saint-Martin VS.


Population development
year 1850 1900 1950 2000 2016
Residents 732 863 1145 897 837



Web links

Commons : Saint-Martin VS  - 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 .