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Schwanden, Glarus

village in the canton of Glarus, Switzerland

Schwanden is a former municipality, in the municipality of Glarus Süd and canton of Glarus in Switzerland. The lake Garichtisee can be reached by cable car.

Schwanden
Coat of arms of Schwanden
Coat of arms
Location of Schwanden
CountrySwitzerland
CantonGlarus
Districtn.a.
Area
 • Total30.63 km2 (11.83 sq mi)
Elevation
521 m (1,709 ft)
Population
 (December 2003)
 • Total2,557
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Postal code
8762
SFOS number1627
Surrounded byElm, Engi, Glarus, Haslen, Luchsingen, Matt, Mitlödi, Nidfurn, Schwändi, Sool
Websitewww.schwanden.ch
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