The Canton of St. Gallen (German: KantonSt. Gallen (help·info)) is a canton of Switzerland. St. Gallen is located in the north east of Switzerland. It covers an area of 2,026 km², and has a population (as of 31 December 2011) of 483,101. As of 2007[update], the population included 97,461 foreigners, or about 20.9% of the total population. The capital is St. Gallen. Spelling variations include: St. Gall, Saint Gall, Saint Gallen, Sankt Gallen, and Son Gagl.
Unterwasser is a small village in the canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland. It is part of the municipality of Wildhaus-Alt St. Johann. It is a relatively small ski resort, and many of its trails are shared with the nearby village of Wildhaus. Unterwasser in English means "underwater" (and may be so translated in automatic translations), but in this context means "between the waters" as two rivers run through the village.