Benken, St. Gallen

municipality in the canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Benken is a municipality in See-Gaster in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

Benken
Benken - a view from the air
Benken - a view from the air
Coat of arms of Benken
Coat of arms
Location of Benken
Benken is located in Switzerland
Benken
Benken
Benken is located in Canton of St. Gallen
Benken
Benken
Coordinates: 47°12′N 9°1′E / 47.200°N 9.017°E / 47.200; 9.017Coordinates: 47°12′N 9°1′E / 47.200°N 9.017°E / 47.200; 9.017
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSt. Gallen
DistrictSee-Gaster
Government
 • MayorRoland Tremp
Area
 • Total16.48 km2 (6.36 sq mi)
Elevation
420 m (1,380 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,025
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Postal code
8717
SFOS number3312
Surrounded byBilten (GL), Kaltbrunn, Reichenburg (SZ), Schänis, Schübelbach (SZ), Tuggen (SZ), Uznach
Websitewww.benken.ch
SFSO statistics

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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