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Rue du Cropt in Bex
|• Total||96.56 km2 (37.28 sq mi)|
|Elevation||424 m (1,391 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2015 )|
|• Density||76.263/km2 (197.521/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Chamoson (VS), Collonges (VS), Conthey (VS), Fully (VS), Gryon, Lavey-Morcles, Leytron (VS), Massongex (VS), Monthey (VS), Ollon, Ormont-Dessus, Saint-Maurice (VS)|
|Twin towns||Tuttlingen (Germany)|
Bex (German: Beis) is a municipality in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It is located in the district of Aigle. It has an area of 96.60 km², an altitude of 424 m, and a population of about 5709. It is a few miles south of its sister town municipality of Aigle.
Bex sits on the east side of the Rhône river in a big valley bordered on the east by the Bernese Alps and west by the Chablais Alps. Famous Swiss and French ski resorts are nearby. It is on Swiss National Route 9. Bex is connected to Les Diablerets by the mountain pass Col de la Croix
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