Stein, Appenzell

Stein
PonaramaSteinAR.jpg
Coat of arms of Stein
Coat of arms
Stein is located in Switzerland
Stein
Stein
Stein is located in Canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Stein
Stein
Coordinates: 47°22′N 9°21′E / 47°22′N 9°21′E / 47.367; 9.350
Country Switzerland
Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden
District  
Area [1]
 • Total 9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Elevation 827 m (2,713 ft)
Population (Dec 2016 [2])
 • Total 1,418
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Postal code 9063
SFOS number 3005
Surrounded by Herisau, Hundwil, St. Gallen (SG), Schlatt-Haslen (AI), Teufen
Website www.stein-ar.ch
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Stein is a municipality in the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden in Switzerland.

History

The municipality separated from Hundwil in 1749 and was named after the Uf Stein section of the neighbouring river.

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