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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
Location of 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 2017)[2]
Area in km²
Boltigen Boltigen 1,270 77.01
Gsteig bei Gstaad Gsteig bei Gstaad 978 62.37
Lauenen Lauenen 829 58.71
Lenk Lenk 2,336 126.18
Saanen Saanen 6,901 119.71
St. Stephan St. Stephan 1,332 57.79
Zweisimmen Zweisimmen 3,030 73.11
Total (7) 16,676 574.88

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. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 17 September 2018

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