|Population||1,002 (Dec 2012)|
|- Density||202 /km2 (522 /sq mi)|
|Area||4.91 km2 (1.90 sq mi)|
|Elevation||390 m (1,280 ft)|
|Surrounded by||Eglisau, Glattfelden, Hohentengen am Hochrhein (DE-BW), Wasterkingen, Wil|
Hüntwangen is first mentioned in 1254 as Hiuntwangin.
Hüntwangen has an area of 4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi). Of this area, 50.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 32.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 13.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (2.6%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
The municipality is located on the western edge of the Rafzerfeld, the region in the district which is north of the Rhine.
Hüntwangen has a population (as of 31 December 2012) of 1,002. As of 2007[update], 7.4% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 22.9%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (96.8%), with Italian being second most common ( 0.8%) and French being third ( 0.5%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2000[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 24.3% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 63.2% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 12.5%. In Hüntwangen about 85.5% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).
Hüntwangen has an unemployment rate of 1.61%. As of 2005[update], there were 34 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 13 businesses involved in this sector. 65 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 8 businesses in this sector. 92 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 26 businesses in this sector.
The historical population is given in the following table:
- Official website (German)
- Hüntwangen in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
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