|• Total||14.07 km2 (5.43 sq mi)|
|Elevation||521 m (1,709 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2013)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Alpnach (OW), Dallenwil, Kerns (OW), Stans, Stansstad|
Ennetmoos is first mentioned in 1311 or 1315 as Ennetmooss.
The dragon in the municipality's coat of arms is inspired by the legend of Strut von Winkelried, as the home castle of the Winkelrieds of the 13th century has been placed in the municipality's territory.
Ennetmoos has an area, as of 2006[update], of 14.1 square kilometers (5.4 sq mi). Of this area, 47.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 43.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5.7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (2.4%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
It consists of the village of Ennetmoos and the hamlets of St. Jakob, Rohren, Allweg/Grueb and Rotzloch.
Ennetmoos has a population (as of 31 December 2013) of 2,109. As of 2007[update], 7.7% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 6.5%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (94.8%), with Serbo-Croatian being second most common ( 1.4%) and Italian being third ( 1.1%). As of 2008[update] the gender distribution of the population was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.
The entire Swiss population is generally well educated. In Ennetmoos about 72% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).
Ennetmoos has an unemployment rate of 0.85%. As of 2005[update], there were 182 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 63 businesses involved in this sector. 376 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 16 businesses in this sector. 134 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 33 businesses in this sector.
The historical population is given in the following table:
The main sights of Ennetmoos are: the church St. Jakob, the chapel St. Leonhard in Rohren, the chapel St. Magnus in Allweg, a monument (Überfalldenkmal) in Allweg, ruins at Rotzberg, the Stanserhorn mountain and resort, and the pilgrimage route St. Jakobsweg.
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 18 August 2014
- Ennetmoos in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 04-Sep-2009
- Nidwalden Statistical Office-Population (German) accessed 4 September 2009
- Nidwalden Statistical Office-Municipalities (German) accessed 4 September 2009
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