Stein, Appenzell

Stein
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Coat of arms of Stein
Coat of arms
Stein is located in Switzerland
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Location of Stein
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Stein is located in Canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden
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Stein (Canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden)
Coordinates: 47°22′N 9°21′E / 47°22′N 9°21′E / 47.367; 9.350
CountrySwitzerland
CantonAppenzell Ausserrhoden
District 
Area[1]
 • Total9.36 km2 (3.61 sq mi)
Elevation827 m (2,713 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total1,418
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Postal code9063
SFOS number3005
Surrounded byHerisau, Hundwil, St. Gallen (SG), Schlatt-Haslen (AI), Teufen
Websitewww.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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