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Obwalden

Short NameObwalden
Local NamesKanton Obwalden
Lat Deg46|lat_min=52
Lon Deg8|lon_min=2
CapitalSarnen|
Area491
Area Rank19th
Population Rank25th
Since1291
AbbrOW
LanguagesGerman
ExecutiveRegierungsrat
Executive Members5
LegislativeKantonsrat
Parliament Members55
HighestTitlis
Highest M3238
LowestLake Lucerne
Lowest M434
Municipalities Number7

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Obwalden (German: ) is a canton of Switzerland. It is located in the centre of Switzerland. The population is 33,997 (2007) of which 4,043 (or 11.9%) are foreigners. Its capital is Sarnen. The canton contains the geographical centre of Switzerland.


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