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Oberwald
Oberwald
is a village in the municipality of Obergoms
Obergoms
in Goms District in the canton of Valais
Valais
in Switzerland. It is situated at an elevation of 1377 m and had a population of 277 in December 2007.[citation needed] It is located at the end of the Goms, directly before the Furka and Grimsel passes, underneath the Rhône River
Rhône River
source at the Rhône Glacier. It is also the startpoint of the Furka Tunnel. Most inhabitants live off tourism or sheep farming. Oberwald
Oberwald
was an independent municipality until January 1, 2009, when it merged with Ulrichen
Ulrichen
and Obergesteln
Obergesteln
to form the municipality of Obergoms. References[edit]

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