Saanen

municipality in the canton of Bern, Switzerland

Saanen (French: Gessenay) is a municipality and ski resort in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is the capital of the administrative district of Obersimmental-Saanen.

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Coat of arms of Saanen
Location of Saanen
Saanen is located in Switzerland
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Saanen
Saanen is located in Canton of Bern
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Saanen
Coordinates: 46°29′N 7°16′E / 46.483°N 7.267°E / 46.483; 7.267Coordinates: 46°29′N 7°16′E / 46.483°N 7.267°E / 46.483; 7.267
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
DistrictObersimmental-Saanen
Area
 • Total120.06 km2 (46.36 sq mi)
Elevation
1,014 m (3,327 ft)
Highest elevation2,542 m (8,340 ft)
Lowest elevation985 m (3,232 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total6,817
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
3792 Saanen
1657 Abländschen
3777 Saanenmöser
3778 Schönried
3780 Gstaad
3781 Turbach
3783 Grund bei Gstaad
SFOS number0843
LocalitiesGstaad, Abländschen, Bissen, Ebnit, Gruben, Grund, Kalberhöni, Saanen, Saanenmöser, Schönried and Turbach
Surrounded byBoltigen, Charmey (FR), Château-d'Œx (VD), Gsteig bei Gstaad, Jaun (FR), Lauenen, Lenk im Simmental, Rougemont (VD), St. Stephan, Zweisimmen
Twin townsDarmstadt (Germany), Cannes (France), Ordino/La Massana (Andorra)
Websitewww.saanen.ch
SFSO statistics
Saanen
Gstaad

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.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Saanen at Wikimedia Commons