Hochdorf District

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Hochdorf District
Amt Hochdorf
District
Location of Hochdorf District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Luzern
Capital Hochdorf
Area
 • Total 183.95 km2 (71.02 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 67,818
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 14

Hochdorf District is one of the five Ämtern, or districts, of the German-speaking Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland. Its capital is the town of Hochdorf. It has a population of 67,818 (as of 31 December 2012).

Hochdorf District consists of the following fourteen municipalities:

Municipality Population
(31 December 2012)[1]
Area, km²
Aesch 1,009 5.80
Altwis 411 2.93
Ballwil 2,577 8.77
Emmen 28,701 20.37
Ermensee 874 5.69
Eschenbach 3,547 13.21
Hitzkirch 4,832 24.62
Hochdorf 8,877 9.6
Hohenrain 2,418 23.4
Inwil 2,306 10.32
Rain 2,494 9.42
Römerswil 1,632 17.39
Rothenburg 7,227 15.50
Schongau 913 12.43
Total 67,818 183.95[2]a
^a 1992/97 survey gives a total area of 177.50 km2 (68.53 sq mi) without including certain large lakes, while the 2000 survey includes lakes and gives the higher value.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 29 August 2013
  2. ^ LUSTAT-Canton of Lucerne Statistical Office as of 2000 survey, (German) accessed 25 August 2009

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Coordinates: 47°10′N 8°17′E / 47.167°N 8.283°E / 47.167; 8.283