Obwalden is a canton in a Central part of Switzerland. Its capital is Sarnen city. Obwalden is a geographical centre of Switzerland. It borders with the cantons of Lucerne, Nidwalden, Uri and Bern.

Obwalden is a half-canton. It has all the rights and duties of full cantons, with the exception that the canton can only send one deputy to the Council of States.

Website of the canton www.ow.ch


people live in Obwalden

Geographical centre

of Switzerland

Lake Thun Festival

Lake Thun Festival

Every summer since 2003 Switzerland hosts international musical event in the canton of Bern. World’s best musical and stage productions are presented at the Lake Thun.