Sion, Switzerland
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Sion, Switzerland

Swiss town
Population29304|populationof=December 2008|popofyear=2007
Area (km2)25.6
Elevation (m)500|elevation_description=
Postal code1950
SFOS number6266
MayorMarcel Maurer|mayor_asof=|mayor_party=PLR (|mayor_party=PLR)
Surrounded byAyent, Conthey, Grimisuat, Grône, Les Agettes, Nax, Nendaz, Saint-Léonard, Salins, Savièse, Vernamiège, Vex

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Sion (German Sitten, Latin Sedunum) is the capital of the Swiss canton of Valais. In 2007, its population was around 28,800.

Landmarks include the Basilique de Valère and Château de Tourbillon. Sion has an airfield for civilian and military use, which, because of its location in a valley, causes a reasonable amount of noise pollution. FC Sion is the local football team. They currently compete in the Swiss Super League.

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Swiss Olympic body says it could host Winter Games - eTaiwan News Tweet this news
eTaiwan News---Switzerland- is a winter sports stronghold but has not hosted the Olympics since 1948 in St. Moritz, which also hosted in 1928. The Swiss town of -Sion- was ... - Date : Fri, 25 Jun 2010 19:26:02 GMT+00:00
Swiss Aviators Returned Home After Circling The Globe - AvStop Aviation News Tweet this news
AvStop Aviation News--June 23, 2010 - Two pilots of Twin Flight Design CTs are back home in -Sion Switzerland- after completing around-the-world flight. ... - Date : Wed, 23 Jun 2010 03:38:36 GMT+00:00
Pope makes appointment of Swiss bishop to Christian Unity council official - Catholic News Agency (press release) Tweet this news
Catholic News Agency (press release)--He was made Bishop of Basel, -Switzerland- at that time, a charge he has held until now. He has been a member of the Council for Promoting Christian Unity ... - Date : Thu, 01 Jul 2010 21:13:57 GMT+00:00

Municipalities in Sion District, Switzerland

Arbaz * Grimisuat * Salins * Savièse * Sion * Veysonnaz

Valais * Districts of Canton Valais * Municipalities of the canton of Valais

Capitals of Swiss cantons

Aarau, Aargau
Herisau/Trogen, AR
Appenzell, AI
Basel, Basel-Stadt
Liestal, Basel-Land
Bern, Bern
Fribourg, Fribourg
Geneva, Geneva
Glarus, Glarus
Chur, Graubünden
Delémont, Jura
Lucerne, Lucerne
Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel
Stans, Nidwalden
Sarnen, Obwalden
Schaffhausen, SH
Schwyz, Schwyz
Solothurn, Solothurn
St. Gallen, St. Gallen
Frauenfeld Thurgau
Bellinzona, Ticino
Altdorf, Uri
Sion, Valais
Lausanne, Vaud
Zug, Zug
Zurich, Zürich

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