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Emmetten

municipality in Switzerland

Emmetten is a municipality in the canton of Nidwalden in Switzerland.

Emmetten
Coat of arms of Emmetten
Coat of arms
Location of Emmetten
CountrySwitzerland
CantonNidwalden
Districtn.a.
Area
 • Total28.63 km2 (11.05 sq mi)
Elevation
774 m (2,539 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,429
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Postal code
6376
SFOS number1504
Surrounded byBeckenried, Gersau (SZ), Ingenbohl (SZ), Isenthal (UR), Seelisberg (UR)
Websitewww.emmetten.ch
SFSO statistics
Emmetten above Lake Lucerne

The main sights of Emmetten are the St. Anna chapel in Schöneck, the church St. Jakob und St. Theresia, the chapel of the holy cross with frescos of danse macabre in Sagendorf, and the chapel in Erlen.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.