Ernen

municipality in Switzerland

Ernen (Walliser German: Ärne, French: Aragnon) is a municipality in the district of Goms in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

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Coat of arms of Ernen
Coat of arms
Location of Ernen
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictGoms
Government
 • MayorChristine Clausen
Area
 • Total35.4 km2 (13.7 sq mi)
Elevation
1,196 m (3,924 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total492
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Postal code
3995
SFOS number6056
Surrounded byBellwald, Binn, Blitzingen, Fiesch, Grafschaft, Grengiols, Lax, Niederwald, Reckingen-Gluringen
Websitewww.ernen.ch
SFSO statistics

On 1 January 2005 the former municipalities of Ausserbinn, Ernen, Mühlebach and Steinhaus merged into the municipality of Ernen.

In 1997, Ernen was awarded the Wakker Prize for the preservation of its architectural heritage.

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ReferencesEdit

  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.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Ernen at Wikimedia Commons