vassals of the Bishop, they had the right to assemble twice a year to regulate the management of the common lands and the affairs of the local police. Archeological sites on Gerunden hill have produced neolithic objects and grave goods (including a polished stone ax Bronze Age weapons and jewelry, Early. Sierre is first mentioned about 800. Archived from the original on Retrieved "Temperature and Precipitation Average Values-Table, 19611990" (in German, French, and Italian). There were 3,705.9 who were born in the same canton, while 1,412.9 were born somewhere else in Switzerland, and 3,273.9 were born outside of Switzerland.