Varen, Switzerland

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Varen
Coat of arms of Varen
Coat of arms
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictLeuk
Government
 • MayorGilbert Loretan
Area
 • Total12.81 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2,490 ft)
Population
(Dec 2017[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. 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 17 September 2018

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