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Saanen
Coat of arms of Saanen
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Obersimmental-Saanen
Area
 • Total 119.74 km2 (46.23 sq mi)
Elevation 1,014 m (3,327 ft)
Highest elevation (Giferhorn) 2,542 m (8,340 ft)
Lowest elevation (Saane at Rüttischlucht) 985 m (3,232 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 6,871
 • Density 57.383/km2 (148.620/sq mi)
Postal code 3792 Saanen
1657 Abländschen
3777 Saanenmöser
3778 Schönried
3780 Gstaad
3781 Turbach
3783 Grund bei Gstaad
Localities Gstaad, Abländschen, Bissen, Ebnit, Gruben, Grund, Kalberhöni, Saanen, Saanenmöser, Schönried and Turbach
Surrounded by Boltigen, Charmey (FR), Château-d'Œx (VD), Gsteig bei Gstaad, Jaun (FR), Lauenen, Lenk im Simmental, Rougemont (VD), St. Stephan, Zweisimmen
Twin towns Darmstadt (Germany), Cannes (France), Ordino/La Massana (Andorra)

Saanen (French: Gessenay) is a municipality in the administrative district of Obersimmental-Saanen in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. It is the capital of the Obersimmental-Saanen administrative district).

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