Beckenried – a municipality in the Swiss canton of Glarus.
Nidwalden is located in the center of Switzerland. In the north it is bordered by Lake Lucerne, in all other directions it is surrounded by mountain ranges.
The territory of the canton of 276.1 km² (22 th place among the cantons), of which about 40% is used for housing or agriculture. Forests cover about one third of the territory of the canton, about a quarter of the territory considered to be unproductive (mountains or glaciers).