Obersimmental-Saanen (administrative district)

Obersimmental-Saanen District in the Canton of Bern was created on 1 January 2010.[1] It is part of the Oberland administrative region. It contains 7 municipalities with an area of 574.88 km2 (221.96 sq mi) and a population (as of December 2008) of 16,784.

Obersimmental-Saanen District
Verwaltungskreis Obersimmental-Saanen
District
Country Switzerland
Canton Bern
CapitalSaanen
Area
 • Total575 km2 (222 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total16,784
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities7
Flag Name Population
(31 December 2020)[2]
Area in km²
Boltigen Boltigen 1,249 77.01
Gsteig bei Gstaad Gsteig bei Gstaad 981 62.37
Lauenen Lauenen 828 58.71
Lenk Lenk 2,314 126.18
Saanen Saanen 6,836 119.71
St. Stephan St. Stephan 1,310 57.79
Zweisimmen Zweisimmen 3,032 73.11
Total (7) 16,550 574.88

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz, Mutationsmeldungen 2009 / Répertoire officiel des communes de Suisse, Mutations 2009 / Elenco ufficiale dei Comuni della Svizzera, Mutazione 2009 (PDF) (Report). Federal Statistical Office. 2009. 2776. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". bfs.admin.ch (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2021.

Coordinates: 46°29′N 7°16′E / 46.483°N 7.267°E / 46.483; 7.267