Emmetten

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Emmetten
Coat of arms of Emmetten
Coat of arms
Emmetten is located in Switzerland
Emmetten
Coordinates: 46°57′N 8°31′E / 46.95°N 8.517°E / 46.95; 8.517Coordinates: 46°57′N 8°31′E / 46.95°N 8.517°E / 46.95; 8.517
Country Switzerland
Canton Nidwalden
District n.a.
Area[1]
 • Total 24.93 km2 (9.63 sq mi)
Elevation 774 m (2,539 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 1,380
 • Density 55.35/km2 (143.4/sq mi)
Postal code 6376
SFOS number 1504
Surrounded by Beckenried, Gersau (SZ), Ingenbohl (SZ), Isenthal (UR), Seelisberg (UR)
Website www.emmetten.ch
SFSO statistics
Emmetten above Lake Lucerne

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

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.

Other websites[change | change source]


  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