Gais

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Gais
A view of Gais
A view of Gais
Coat of arms of Gais
Coat of arms
Location of Gais
Gais is located in Switzerland
Gais
Gais
Gais is located in Canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Gais
Gais
Coordinates: 47°21′N 9°27′E / 47.350°N 9.450°E / 47.350; 9.450Coordinates: 47°21′N 9°27′E / 47.350°N 9.450°E / 47.350; 9.450
CountrySwitzerland
CantonAppenzell Ausserrhoden
Districtn.a.
Government
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Ernst Koller FDP/PRD
(as of 2016)
Area
 • Total21.23 km2 (8.20 sq mi)
Elevation
(Church)
915 m (3,002 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,086
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Gaiser(in)
Postal code
9056
SFOS number3022
LocalitiesGais, Rotenwies, Rietli, Zwislen, Schachen, Stoss, Strahlholz, Steinleuten, Gäbris, Kürstein, Schwäbrig, Sommersberg, Hirschberg
Surrounded byAltstätten (SG), Appenzell (AI), Bühler (AR), Eichberg (SG), Rüte (AI), Schlatt-Haslen (AI), Trogen (AR)
Websitewww.gais.ch
SFSO statistics

Gais (German pronunciation: [ˈɡaɪs]) is a village and a municipality of the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden in Switzerland. The main sights are: the Protestant church of 1782, the former spa hotel Neuer Ochsen of 1796 and the Krone inn of 1781. In 1977, Gais received the Wakker Prize for the development and preservation of its architectural heritage.[3]

Villages[change | change source]

Gais, Rotenwies, Rietli, Zwislen, Schachen, Stoss, Strahlholz, Steinleuten, Gäbris, Kürstein, Schwäbrig, Sommersberg and Hirschberg.

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.
  3. Swiss Heritage Society-Wakker Prize(German)

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