Varen, Switzerland

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Varen
Coat of arms of Varen
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Leuk
Government
 • Mayor Gilbert Loretan
Area[1]
 • Total 12.81 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
Elevation 760 m (2,490 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 619
 • Density 48.32/km2 (125.15/sq mi)
Postal code 3953
SFOS number 6116
Surrounded by Inden, Leuk, Mollens, Salgesch
Website www.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. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2017

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