Infobox Swiss town
subject_name = Sachseln
municipality_name = Sachseln
municipality_type = municipality
imagepath_coa = Sachseln-coat of arms.svg|pixel_coa=

languages = German
canton = Obwalden
iso-code-region = CH-OW
district = n.a.
postal_code = 6072
municipality_code = 1406
area = 53.86
elevation = 483|elevation_description=
population = 4430|populationof = December 2003 | popofyear = 2003
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neighboring_municipalities= Giswil, Kerns, Lungern, Sarnen
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Sachseln is a municipality in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland.

It has a population of about 4400, of which 500 are non-Swiss (2000 census).

There are 260 local businesses which employ 2100 people. 12% of these are in the agricultural sector, 60% in trade and industry, 28% in services.

The main sights of Sacheln are: the local saint "Bruder Klaus" (place of birth, place of residence, museum, crust "Flüeli-Ranft"), a church of pilgrimage, the school building "Mattli", and the geographical centre of Switzerland "Aelggi".

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