Unterwalden

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geographical name Un·ter·wal·den \ˈu̇n-tər-ˌväl-dən\

Definition of Unterwalden

  1. former canton of central Switzerland, now divided into two cantons (formerly half cantons): Nidwaldenplay \ˈnēt-ˌväl-dən\ or French Nidwaldplay \nēd-ˈväld\ (capital Stans area 106 square miles (276 square kilometers), population 41,888) and Obwaldenplay \ˈȯp-ˌväl-dən\ or French Obwaldplay \ȯb-ˈväld\ (capital Sarnen area 189 square miles (490 square kilometers), population 36,507)


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