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Onex
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Coat of arms of Onex
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Geneva
District n.a.
Area
 • Total 2.82 km2 (1.09 sq mi)
Elevation 427 m (1,401 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 18,635
 • Density 6,608/km2 (17,115/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Onésien/Onésienne
Postal code 1213
Surrounded by Bernex, Confignon, Lancy, Plan-les-Ouates, Vernier
Twin towns Liestal (Switzerland), Massagno (Switzerland), Bandol (France)

Onex (French pronunciation: [ɔne]) is a municipality of the canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

History

The municipality of Onex became an independent municipality in 1851 when the municipality of Onex-Confignon split into the two municipalities of Onex and Confignon.

Geography

The municipality of Onex is on the left bank of the Rhône river.

The municipality has of the villages of Cressy - Marais, Evaux, Cité-Nouvelle, Gros-Chêne, Pré-Longet, Belle-Cour and Onex - village.

Twin towns

Onex is twinned with:

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