Film director Roman Polanski will be confined to his chalet in the Alpine village of Gstaad until the Swiss decide if he will be extradited to the United States for a 32-year-old sex case. Here are some details about the exclusive winter resort:
_ It lies 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) high in the Bernese Alps in central Switzerland.
_ All-year population is 3,500, growing to 16,500 in peak seasons.
_ Celebrities who have visited include actors Roger Moore, Liz Taylor, Jack Nicholson, Sharon Stone and John Travolta, and musicians Louis Armstrong and Michael Jackson.
_ The mythical Gstaad Palace dominates from a slope above the town. Its penthouse costs 13,900 francs ($13,900) a night during holiday season.
_ About 70 percent of Gstaad's visitors come every year.
_ There are 250 kilometers (155 miles) of ski slopes, 100 kilometers (62 miles) of cross-country ski trails and seven sled runs around Gstaad.
_ More than a dozen restaurants in the area are rated by France's Gault Millau guide.
_ Prestigious boarding schools Le Rosey Institute and the John F. Kennedy International School have their winter campuses here.