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Amden is a municipality in the Wahlkreis (constituency) of See-Gaster, in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Amden is famous for its special geographic location "behind the mountains".HistoryAmden is first mentioned in 1178 as Andimo monte Voraden. In 1230 it was mentioned as Andimin, in 1282 as in montibus Andinen and later as Ammon.GeographyAmden has an area, of 43km2. Of this area, 38.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 48.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (10.3%) is non-productive (rivers or lakes).The municipality is located in the See-Gaster Wahlkreis. It is located on a terrace above the north shore of the Walensee. The municipality is a mixture of tourist and alpine pasture villages. It consists of the village of Amden (908m) and the hamlets of Fli and Betlis (419m) as well as the vacation village of Arvenbüel (1259m).The middle of the three Seerenbach Falls is the highest waterfall in Switzerland (302m).Coat of armsThe blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Per fess Argent a Lion passant Gules and Azure a Crown Or.
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