Varen, Switzerland

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Varen
Coat of arms of Varen
Coat of arms
Location of Varen
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictLeuk
Government
 • MayorGilbert Loretan
Area
 • Total12.8 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2,490 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total625
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Postal code
3953
SFOS number6116
Surrounded byInden, Leuk, Mollens, Salgesch
Websitewww.varen.ch
SFSO statistics

Varen (Walliser German: Faru, French: Varonne) is a municipality in the district of Leuk in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

It is famous as the birthplace of skier Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan.

Varen

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Bilanz der ständigen Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Staatsangehörigkeit (Kategorie), Geschlecht und demographischen Komponenten". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 12 January 2019.

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