Ernen

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Ernen
Coat of arms of Ernen
Coat of arms
CountrySwitzerland
CantonValais
DistrictGoms
Government
 • MayorChristine Clausen
Area
 • Total35.37 km2 (13.66 sq mi)
Elevation
1,196 m (3,924 ft)
Population
 • Total501
 • Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Postal code
3995
SFOS number6056
Surrounded byBellwald, Binn, Blitzingen, Fiesch, Grafschaft, Grengiols, Lax, Niederwald, Reckingen-Gluringen
Websitewww.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

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