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Crans-Montana
Coat of arms of Crans-Montana
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Sierre
Area
 • Total 59.66 km2 (23.03 sq mi)
Elevation
1,495 m (4,905 ft)
Highest elevation
(Schneehorn)
3,177 m (10,423 ft)
Population
 (Dec 2015)
 • Total 10,931
 • Density 183.222/km2 (474.54/sq mi)
Postal code
3971 Chermignon
3963 Crans-sur-Sierre
3971 Ollon
3963 Montana
3974 Mollens
3975 Randogne
Surrounded by Lens, Icogne, Lenk im Simmental (BE), Leukerbad, Inden, Varen, Salgesch, Miège, Venthône, Sierre

Crans-Montana is a municipality of the district Sierre in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

On 1 January 2017 the former municipalities of Chermignon, Mollens, Montana and Randogne merged into the new municipality of Crans-Montana.

Crans-Montana is a ski resort that was created through the fusion of the two centers of Crans and Montana and belonged to six municipalities (Chermignon, Lens, Icogne, Mollens, Montana and Randogne), four of which merged to form the new municipality of Crans-Montana.

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