Varen, Switzerland

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Varen
Coat of arms of Varen
Location of Varen
Varen is located in Switzerland
Varen
Varen
Varen is located in Canton of Valais
Varen
Varen
Coordinates: 46°19′N 7°36′E / 46.317°N 7.600°E / 46.317; 7.600Coordinates: 46°19′N 7°36′E / 46.317°N 7.600°E / 46.317; 7.600
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictLeuk
Government
 • MayorGilbert Loretan
Area
 • Total12.8 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2,490 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total642
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
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. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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