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Simplon
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Coat of arms of Simplon
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Brig
Area
 • Total 90.82 km2 (35.07 sq mi)
Elevation 1,476 m (4,843 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 319
 • Density 3.512/km2 (9.097/sq mi)
Postal code 3907
Surrounded by Brig-Glis, Eisten, Ried-Brig, Saas Almagell, Saas Balen, Saas Grund, Visperterminen, Zwischbergen

Simplon is a municipality of the district of Brig in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

A member of the Swiss Federal Council Josef Escher was born in Simplon.


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