Amden

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Amden
Amden on the Lake Walen
Amden on the Lake Walen
Coat of arms of Amden
Coat of arms
Location of Amden
Amden is located in Switzerland
Amden
Amden
Amden is located in Canton of St. Gallen
Amden
Amden
Coordinates: 47°8′N 9°8′E / 47.133°N 9.133°E / 47.133; 9.133Coordinates: 47°8′N 9°8′E / 47.133°N 9.133°E / 47.133; 9.133
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSt. Gallen
DistrictSee-Gaster
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 5 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Markus Vogt
Area
 • Total43.48 km2 (16.79 sq mi)
Elevation
999 m (3,278 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,782
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
8873
SFOS number3311
LocalitiesArvenbüel, Brügg, Fli, Hinterbetlis, Vorderbetlis
Surrounded byAlt St. Johann, Ebnat-Kappel, Filzbach (GL), Mühlehorn (GL), Nesslau-Krummenau, Obstalden (GL), Quarten, Schänis, Stein, Weesen
Websitewww.gemeinde-amden.ch
SFSO statistics

Amden is a municipality in See-Gaster, in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

Geography[change | change source]

Seerenbach waterfalls

Amden has an area of 43 km2 (17 sq mi). It is on a terrace above the north shore of the Lake Walen. The Seerenbach Falls is the highest waterfall in Switzerland, located in Amden.

References[change | change source]

  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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