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Coordinates: 46°58′N 8°18′E

Coat of Arms of Hergiswil
Country Switzerland
Canton Nidwalden
District n.a.
Coordinates 46°58′N 8°18′E
Population 5282   (as of December 2003)
Area 17.00 km2 (6.56 sq mi)
Elevation 449 m (1,473 ft)
Postal code 6052
SFOS number 1507
Surrounded by Alpnach (OW), Horw (LU), Kriens (LU), Schwarzenberg (LU), Stansstad
Website www.hergiswil.ch
Hergiswil is located in Switzerland

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

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