Kandersteg

municipality in the canton of Bern in Switzerland

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

Kandersteg
Coat of arms of Kandersteg
Location of Kandersteg
Kandersteg is located in Switzerland
Kandersteg
Kandersteg
Kandersteg is located in Canton of Bern
Kandersteg
Kandersteg
Coordinates: 46°30′N 7°40′E / 46.500°N 7.667°E / 46.500; 7.667Coordinates: 46°30′N 7°40′E / 46.500°N 7.667°E / 46.500; 7.667
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
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]
 • Total1,298
 • Density9.7/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

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. https://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/pxweb/de/; retrieved: 15 June 2020; publisher: Federal Statistical Office.

Other websitesEdit

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