Saanen District

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Saanen District
Amtsbezirk Saanen
Location of Saanen District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Bern
Capital Saanen
 • Total 241 km2 (93 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 8,640
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 3

Saanen District was one of the 26 administrative districts in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. Its capital was the municipality of Saanen. The district had an area of 241 km² and consisted of 3 municipalities:

Municipality Population (Dec 2007)[1] Area (km²)
Gsteig bei Gstaad 964 62.4
Lauenen 802 58.7
Saanen 6,874 119.8

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 13-Jul-2009

Coordinates: 46°29′00″N 7°16′00″E / 46.4833°N 7.26667°E / 46.4833; 7.26667