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The villages Sierre and Bernune were in 515 a gift of the king Sigismund to the abbey St.Maurice. The village Bernune does not exist anymore. On its place stands now the castle Ravire.
The town has about 15000 inhabitants. The only Swiss two-language Tourist school is in Sierre since 1983.
The poet Rainer Maria Rilke is burried in Sierre. Sierre belongs with the cities Biel, Murten and Freiburg to the two language cities of Switzerland.
The pictures (click here) of Sierre Switzerland have different formats. The photos have 800*600 or 450*600 pixels. The webcams have no standard.