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Vernier is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland. It is divided into different sections: Vernier Village, Le Lignon, Aïre, Les Avanchets, Cointrin and Châtelaine.Tourist Information and HistoryThe Mairie of Vernier is found in Vernier Village on Rue du Village 9. You can arrange for a wedding there. It is the oldest part of Vernier, some of the buildings have been around since the 18th century. Wars have been going on since the 11th Century meaning Vernier has been occupied by the Burgundians, the Franks, the Saracens, the Savoy(French), the Swiss, the French and the Swiss again, as part of the Canton of Geneva. It is considered to be the 2nd most important commune after Geneva. There is a train station in Cointrin and another further on. It is about 5 minutes from Geneva Airport, 15 from the centre of Geneva. There are IMAX/3D cinemas at the shopping centre, Balexert which is a short 5 minutes drive from Vernier. In addition to cinemas, Balexert is a huge shopping mall for everyday needs too.Other AreasApart from Vernier Village, there is the Lignon, a 1 km long block of flats, Aïre, which is next to Lignon and down by the river, Cointrin where lies the Airport (at about 5 minutes from the village and about 15 minutes from the centre of Geneva). Les Avanchets is another block of flats right next to the shopping centre balexert. Châtelaine is also near balexert. The SIG, or the Services Industriels de Genève, have a water treatment plant on the banks of the Rhone in Aïre.GeographyVernier has an area, as of 2009, of 7.68km2. Of this area, 1.01km2 or 13.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.74km2 or 9.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5.57km2 or 72.5% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.33km2 or 4.3% is either rivers or lakes and 0.01km2 or 0.1% is unproductive land.
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