Ernen

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Ernen
Coat of arms of Ernen
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Goms
Government
 • Mayor Christine Clausen
Area[1]
 • Total 35.37 km2 (13.66 sq mi)
Elevation 1,196 m (3,924 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 509
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Postal code 3995
SFOS number 6056
Surrounded by Bellwald, Binn, Blitzingen, Fiesch, Grafschaft, Grengiols, Lax, Niederwald, Reckingen-Gluringen
Website www.ernen.ch
SFSO statistics

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

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.

Ernen

References[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 2017

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Ernen at Wikimedia Commons