Oberwald

former municipality of Switzerland in Valais

Oberwald is a village and former municipality of the district of Goms in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Oberwald
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Coat of arms of Oberwald
Location of Oberwald
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictGoms
Area
 • Total969 km2 (374 sq mi)
Elevation
1,377 m (4,518 ft)
Population
 (2007-12-31)
 • Total277
 • Density0.29/km2 (0.74/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
3999
SFOS number6066
LocalitiesGletsch
Surrounded byBedretto (TI), Gadmen (BE), Göschenen (UR), Guttannen (BE), Obergesteln, Realp (UR), Ulrichen
Websitewww.oberwald.ch
SFSO statistics

On 1 January 2009 the former municipalities of Oberwald, Obergesteln and Ulrichen merged into the new municipality of Obergoms.