|VS is the abbreviation for the canton of Valais in Switzerland and is used to avoid confusion with other entries of the name Saint-Martin .|
|Canton :||Valais (VS)|
|BFS no. :||6087|
|Postal code :||1969|
|Height range :||660–3043 m above sea level M.|
|Area :||37.00 km²|
|Residents:||825 (December 31, 2018)|
|Population density :||22 inhabitants per km²|
|Location of the municipality|
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 .
The parish was formed in 1882 when Hérens was divided into Evolène and Saint-Martin VS.
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- David Rey: Saint-Martin (VS). In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland . 2011 .
- Permanent and non-permanent resident population by year, canton, district, municipality, population type and gender (permanent resident population). In: bfs. admin.ch . Federal Statistical Office (FSO), August 31, 2019, accessed on December 22, 2019 .