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Leuk is a municipality in the district of Leuk in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. On 1 January 2013 the former municipality of Erschmatt merged into the municipality of Leuk.

Since it controls access to the Gemmi Pass, it had some importance from the time of Roman Raetia. The Leukerbad thermal baths are just North of Leuk, towards the pass. It is the capital of the Leuk district of the Valais.

Leuk is home to one of the known installations of Onyx, the Swiss interception system for signals intelligence gathering.

Leuk (district)

The district of Leuk is a district in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It has a population of (as of ).

Usage examples of "leuk".

Step into the eastern plate and cast your lot to Leuk, the wind of justice.

Anne had weleens lachend gezegd dat ze het zo leuk vond het geld uit te geven dat ze voor hun oude dag opzij hadden gelegd.

For a charming week we wandered up the Valley of the Rhone, and then, branching off at Leuk, we made our way over the Gemmi Pass, still deep in snow, and so, by way of Interlaken, to Meiringen.

All except Hidee and Leuk and those in his age group, who would have grown up with the same false knowledge that had been imparted to him.

Every four hours two large lorries would come for them and take them down the valley to a place near Leuk where a pit was their communal grave.