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Coat of arms of Ernen
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Goms
 • Total 35.38 km2 (13.66 sq mi)
Elevation 1,196 m (3,924 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 511
 • Density 14.443/km2 (37.41/sq mi)
Postal code 3995
Surrounded by Bellwald, Binn, Blitzingen, Fiesch, Grafschaft, Grengiols, Lax, Niederwald, Reckingen-Gluringen

Ernen (Walliser German: Ärne, French: Aragnon) is a municipality in the district of Goms in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

On 1 January 2005 the former municipalities of Ausserbinn, Ernen, Mühlebach and Steinhaus merged into the municipality of Ernen.

In 1997, Ernen was awarded the Wakker Prize for the preservation of its architectural heritage.

Ernen Bellwald

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