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Bex
Rue du Cropt in Bex
Rue du Cropt in Bex
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Coat of arms
Bex is located in Switzerland
Bex
Bex
Location in Switzerland
Bex is located in Canton of Vaud
Bex
Bex
Location in Canton of Vaud
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Aigle
Area
 • Total 96.57 km2 (37.29 sq mi)
Elevation
424 m (1,391 ft)
Population
 (Dec 2020 )
 • Total 7,845
 • Density 81.236/km2 (210.401/sq mi)
Postal code
1880
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] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help)) 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.

Geography

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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