Kandersteg

municipality in Switzerland

Kandersteg is a municipality in the administrative district of Frutigen-Niedersimmental in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. It is the valley of the river Kander, west of the Jungfrau massif.

Kandersteg
Coat of arms of Kandersteg
Coat of arms
Location of Kandersteg
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictFrutigen-Niedersimmental
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 7 members
 • MayorBarbara Jost-Schrepfer
Area
 • Total134.5 km2 (51.9 sq mi)
Elevation
1,174 m (3,852 ft)
Highest elevation3,698 m (12,133 ft)
Lowest elevation
(Bühl)
1,150 m (3,770 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2][3]
 • Total1,297
 • Density9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
3718
SFOS number0565
Surrounded byAdelboden, Blatten (Lötschen) (VS), Ferden (VS), Frutigen, Kandergrund, Kippel (VS), Lauterbrunnen, Leukerbad (VS), Reichenbach im Kandertal, Wiler (Lötschen) (VS)
Websitewww.kandersteg.ch
SFSO statistics

GalleryEdit

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.
  3. https://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/pxweb/de/; retrieved: 15 June 2020; publisher: Federal Statistical Office.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Kandersteg at Wikimedia Commons