Beckenried

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Beckenried
Coat of arms of Beckenried
Coat of arms
Beckenried is located in Switzerland
Beckenried
Coordinates: 46°58′N 8°28′E / 46.967°N 8.467°E / 46.967; 8.467Coordinates: 46°58′N 8°28′E / 46.967°N 8.467°E / 46.967; 8.467
Country Switzerland
Canton Nidwalden
District n.a.
Area[1]
 • Total 24.22 km2 (9.35 sq mi)
Elevation 435 m (1,427 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 3,544
 • Density 146.33/km2 (378.98/sq mi)
Postal code 6375
SFOS number 1501
Surrounded by Buochs, Emmetten, Ennetbürgen, Gersau (SZ), Isenthal (UR), Oberdorf, Wolfenschiessen
Website www.beckenried.ch
SFSO statistics

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

The main sights of Beckenried are: the church St. Heinrich and its cemetery chapel, the Ridli chapel, the chapel St. Anna, the Klewen chapel, fun fair (Älplerkilbi), and the St. Nikolas market.

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  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016