Stans is the capital of the canton of in . The official language of Stans is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of Alemannic Swiss German.
Photo: Tilman AB, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a regional airport in the town of in the Canton of Nidwalden in . Photo: Kobel, Public domain.

Rotzberg or Rotzburg is a ruined in the municipality of in the canton of in . Photo: Roland Zumbuehl, CC BY 3.0.

Photo: Roland Zumbühl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a mountain in , located in the canton of near to the border with , with the peak at 1,898 metres above sea level. is situated 3½ km southwest of Stans. Photo: Ikiwaner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a municipality in the canton of in . Photo: Thisisbossi, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a municipality in the canton of in . Photo: Neithan90, Public domain.

is a municipality in the canton of in . Photo: Mussklprozz, CC BY-SA 3.0.


46.9571° or 46° 57' 25.4" north
8.3661° or 8° 21' 58" east
United Nations Location Code
453 metres (1486 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 181328750
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Shtans
  • Albanian: Stans
  • Arabic: Stans
  • Arabic: ستانس
  • Armenian: Շտանս
  • Basque: Stans
  • Belarusian: Штанс
  • Breton: Stans
  • Bulgarian: Щанс
  • Catalan: Stans
  • Cebuano: Stans (kapital sa kanton)
  • Cebuano: Stans
  • Chechen: Штанс
  • Chinese: 史坦斯
  • Chinese: 施坦斯
  • Chuvash: Штанс
  • Croatian: Stans
  • Czech: Stans
  • Danish: Stans
  • Dutch: Stans
  • English: Stans NW
  • Esperanto: Stans
  • Finnish: Stans
  • French: Stans
  • Galician: Stans
  • German: Stans
  • German: Stans NW
  • Greek: Στανς
  • Hungarian: Stans
  • Indonesian: Stans
  • Italian: Stans
  • Japanese: シュタンス
  • Kazakh: Штанс
  • Korean: 슈탄스
  • Latin: Stannis
  • Latin: Stans
  • Latin: Tannis
  • Lithuanian: Štansas
  • Lombard: Stans
  • Norwegian: Stans
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Stans
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Stans
  • Occitan (post 1500): Stans
  • Persian: اشتانس
  • Persian: ستان، سوئیس
  • Piemontese: Stans
  • Polish: Stans
  • Portuguese: Stans
  • Romanian: Stans
  • Russian: Штанс
  • Scots: Stans
  • Scottish Gaelic: Stans
  • Serbian: Stans
  • Serbian: Штанс
  • Serbo-Croatian: Stans
  • Slovak: Stans
  • Slovenian: Stans
  • Spanish: Stans
  • Swedish: Stans
  • Swiss German: Stans
  • Tosk Albanian: Stans
  • Turkish: Stans
  • Ukrainian: Станс
  • Ukrainian: Штанс
  • Upper Sorbian: Stans
  • Urdu: شتانس
  • Uzbek: Shtans
  • Uzbek: Stans
  • Uzbek: Штанс
  • Venetian: Stans
  • Volapük: Stans
  • Waray (Philippines): Stans
  • Welsh: Stans
  • Western Panjabi: زٹانز
  • Wu Chinese: 施坦斯

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