Foreign population

St.Gallen is a versatile city: people from over 120 countries live here. Every third child which is born in St.Gallen has at least one parent coming from another country. Every second marriage that is being contracted here is binational.

Social diversity equals enrichment to our society. The city wants to contribute actively to peaceful cohabitation and to successful integration. A great variety of information and documents for new residents shall facilitate settling in in the new surroundings.


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Einwohneramt St.Gallen

9001 St.Gallen

Telefon +41 71 224 51 21
Fax +41 71 224 51 08

Amt für Gesellschaftsfragen

Peter Tobler
Amtshaus / Neugasse 3
9004 St.Gallen

Telefon +41 71 71 224 56 99