Visp facts for kids
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|• Total||13.17 km2 (5.08 sq mi)|
|Elevation||658 m (2,159 ft)|
(Dec 2015 )
|• Density||582.00/km2 (1,507.4/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Baltschieder, Brig-Glis, Bürchen, Lalden, Raron, Visperterminen, Zeneggen|
Visp is the capital city of the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.
It has a population of around 7,000 people. The two valleys are Mattertal and Saastal. It borders Brig-Glis
The majority of the population are German-speaking.
It has a chemical business named LONZA AG. There are also several smaller businesses.
In 2007, Visp will become a junction of the Neue Eisenbahn-Alpentransversale or NEAT, connecting with many other rail-lines.
The bus and the train station of Visp and Brig is the starting point for many outdoor activities, trips, and tours in the surrounding mountain resorts of Zermatt and Saas-Fee.
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- In Spanish: Visp
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