|• Total||18.45 km2 (7.12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||444 m (1,457 ft)|
|Lowest elevation (Reussspitz)||388 m (1,273 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2013)|
|• Density||480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Cham, Dietwil (AG), Maschwanden (ZH), Merenschwand (AG), Mühlau (AG), Oberrüti (AG), Obfelden (ZH), Risch, Sins (AG), Zug|
|Twin towns||Banska Stiavnica (Slovakia)|
Hünenberg has an area, as of 2006[update], of 18.4 km2 (7.1 sq mi). Of this area, 63.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 17% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 12.3% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (7.3%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
Hünenberg has a population (as of 31 December 2013) of 8,802. As of 2007[update], 12.1% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 21.1%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (91.7%), with English being second most common ( 1.8%) and French being third ( 1.3%).
In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 27.5% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CVP (26.7%), the FDP (21.9%) and the Green Party (15.3%).
Hünenberg has an unemployment rate of 1.39%. As of 2005[update], there were 253 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 74 businesses involved in this sector. 1,092 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 95 businesses in this sector. 2,881 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 445 businesses in this sector.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Heritage sites of national significance
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Canton of Zug population (German) accessed 19 September 2014
- Hünenberg in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 22-Sep-2009
- Swiss inventory of cultural property of national and regional significance 21.11.2008 version, (German) accessed 22-Sep-2009
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