Muotathal facts for kids
|• Total||172.16 km2 (66.47 sq mi)|
|Elevation (Church Muotathal)||626 m (2,054 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2015 )|
|• Density||20.324/km2 (52.639/sq mi)|
|Localities||Muotathal, Ried, Schachen, Wil, Hinterthal, Chrüz, Pragel, Bisisthal, Glattalp, Toralp, Charetalp, Goldplangg|
|Surrounded by||Bürglen (UR), Glarus (GL), Glarus Süd (GL), Illgau, Innerthal, Morschach, Oberiberg, Riemenstalden, Spiringen (UR), Schwyz, Unteriberg, Unterschächen (UR)|
The village is in the valley of the river Muota, the Muotatal, with which it shares the name. The municipality is located in a series of valleys on the eastern edge of the canton, on the borders with the cantons of Uri and Glarus. It is the 10th largest municipality by area in Switzerland.
The municipality includes the entry site of the Hölloch, which at over 200 km is the longest cave in Switzerland, and the second-longest in Europe.
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