Benken, St. Gallen

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Benken
Benken - a view from the air
Benken - a view from the air
Coat of arms of Benken
Location of Benken
Benken is located in Switzerland
Benken
Benken
Benken is located in Canton of St. Gallen
Benken
Benken
Coordinates: 47°12′N 9°1′E / 47.200°N 9.017°E / 47.200; 9.017Coordinates: 47°12′N 9°1′E / 47.200°N 9.017°E / 47.200; 9.017
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSt. Gallen
DistrictSee-Gaster
Government
 • MayorRoland Tremp
Area
 • Total16.48 km2 (6.36 sq mi)
Elevation
420 m (1,380 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,025
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
8717
SFOS number3312
Surrounded byBilten (GL), Kaltbrunn, Reichenburg (SZ), Schänis, Schübelbach (SZ), Tuggen (SZ), Uznach
Websitewww.benken.ch
SFSO statistics

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

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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