Sargans

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Sargans
Skyline of Sargans
Coat of arms of Sargans
Coat of arms
Location of Sargans
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSt. Gallen
DistrictWahlkreis Sarganserland
Government
 • MayorJörg Tanner
Area
 • Total9.48 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Elevation
480 m (1,570 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total6,134
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Postal code
7320
SFOS number3296
Surrounded byBalzers (LI), Fläsch (GR), Mels, Vilters-Wangs, Wartau
Websitewww.sargans.ch
SFSO statistics

Sargans is a municipality of the Wahlkreis of Sarganserland in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. As of December 2016, 6,063 people lived there.

Sargans is known for its castle, which dates from before the founding of the Swiss Confederation in 1291.

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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