Hergiswil

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Hergiswil
Coat of arms of Hergiswil
Location of Hergiswil
Hergiswil is located in Switzerland
Hergiswil
Hergiswil
Hergiswil is located in Canton of Nidwalden
Hergiswil
Hergiswil
Coordinates: 46°58′N 8°18′E / 46.967°N 8.300°E / 46.967; 8.300Coordinates: 46°58′N 8°18′E / 46.967°N 8.300°E / 46.967; 8.300
CountrySwitzerland
CantonNidwalden
Districtn.a.
Area
 • Total17.00 km2 (6.56 sq mi)
Elevation
449 m (1,473 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total5,777
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
6052
SFOS number1507
Surrounded byAlpnach (OW), Horw (LU), Kriens (LU), Schwarzenberg (LU), Stansstad
Websitewww.hergiswil.ch
SFSO statistics

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

It was founded in 1378.

The main sights of Hergiswil are: an old clergy house, the church, the chapel Maria zum guten Rat, old mansion Thumigerhaus, and a glazier's workshop with museum. The workshop was established in 1817. It burned down on one occasion.

Hergiswil seen from the top of Pilatus

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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