|• Total||15.48 km2 (5.98 sq mi)|
|Elevation||545 m (1,788 ft)|
|• Density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Ennetmoos, Kerns (OW), Oberdorf, Stans, Wolfenschiessen|
Dallenwil is first mentioned about 1199-1210 as Tellewilare or Telliwilare. In 1850 it was known as Thalwyl and it wasn't until 1913 that it became Dallenwil.
Dallenwil has an area, as of 2006[update], of 15.5 square kilometers (6.0 sq mi). Of this area, 53.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 38% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 4.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (3.7%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
Dallenwil has a population (as of 31 December 2017) of 1,814. As of 2007[update], 7.1% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 2.8%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (95.8%), with Albanian being second most common ( 1.4%) and Serbo-Croatian being third ( 0.7%). As of 2008[update] the gender distribution of the population was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.
The entire Swiss population is generally well educated. In Dallenwil about 68.2% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either University or a Fachhochschule).
Dallenwil has an unemployment rate of 0.92%. As of 2005[update], there were 145 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 52 businesses involved in this sector. 165 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 18 businesses in this sector. 245 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 50 businesses in this sector.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Dallenwil is served by Dallenwil station on the Luzern–Stans–Engelberg line. Lucerne S-Bahn S4 service provides two trains per hour to and from Lucerne, and the hourly InterRegio service between Lucerne and Engelberg also stops in Stans.
The main sights of Dallenwil are the ski and summer resort Wiesenberg/Wirzweli, the church St. Laurentius, and the pilgrimage chapel Wiesenberg.
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