Sargans

municipality in Switzerland

Sargans is a municipality in Sarganserland in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. As of December 2016, 6,063 people lived there.

Sargans
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Coat of arms of Sargans
Coat of arms
Location of Sargans
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSt. Gallen
DistrictWahlkreis Sarganserland
Government
 • MayorJörg Tanner
Area
 • Total9.48 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Elevation
480 m (1,570 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total6,134
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
7320
SFOS number3296
Surrounded byBalzers (LI), Fläsch (GR), Mels, Vilters-Wangs, Wartau
Websitewww.sargans.ch
SFSO statistics

Sargans is known for its castle, which dates from before the founding of the Swiss Confederation in 1291.

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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