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Kirchberg, St. Gallen
Kirchberg is a municipality A municipality is usually a single administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, ... in the ''Wahlkreis'' (constituency) of Toggenburg Toggenburg is a region of Switzerland. It corresponds to the upper valley of the river Thur (Switzerland), Thur and that of its main tributary, the Necker (river), Necker. Since 1 January 2003, Toggenburg has been a constituency (''Wahlkreis' ... in the canton Canton may refer to: Administrative division terminology * Canton (administrative division) A canton is a type of administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative r ... of St. Gallen , neighboring_municipalities = Eggersriet Eggersriet is a Municipalities of Switzerland, municipality in the ''Wahlkreis'' ( ...
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Toggenburg (Wahlkreis)
Toggenburg is a region of Switzerland. It corresponds to the upper valley of the river Thur (Switzerland), Thur and that of its main tributary, the Necker (river), Necker. Since 1 January 2003, Toggenburg has been a constituency (''Wahlkreis'') of the canton of St. Gallen (Community Identification Number#Switzerland, SFOS number 1727). Geography The valley descends in a northwestern direction from the watershed between the Rhine and the Thur, and is enclosed on the northeast by the chain of the Säntis () and on the southwest by that of the Churfirsten () and of the Speer (mountain), Speer (). It is a fertile valley of about in length from the source of the river to Wil. At Wildhaus, the highest village (), the house wherein Huldrych Zwingli, the Swiss Reformer, was born in 1484, is still shown. Other villages are Lichtensteig, Kirchberg, St. Gallen, Kirchberg and Wattwil. History There are traces of the paleolithic Mousterian Industry throughout the Appenzell Alps, in the ...
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