The Selun is one of the peaks of the Churfirsten range, located in the Appenzell Alps. It lies between the valley of Toggenburg and Lake Walenstadt in the canton of St. Gallen. The summit is easily accessible by a trail on the northern side.
The peak is named for the extended alpine pastureSelunalp to the peak's north-west, situated above c. 1700 m. The name's etymology is uncertain, possibly from a *sellonem (Latin sella) " saddle". Named for Selunalp is Johannes Seluner (c. 1828–1898) who was found in 1844 as a feral child living in Wildenmannlisloch cave.