Hochdorf District

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Hochdorf District
Waqhlkreis Hochdorf
District
Location of Hochdorf District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Luzern
Capital Hochdorf
Area
 • Total 183.95 km2 (71.02 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 68,692
 • Density 370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 14

Hochdorf District was 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 68,692 (as of 31 December 2013). In 2013 the name was changed from Amt Entlebuch to Wahlkreis Entlebuch as part of a reorganization of the Canton. A sixth Wahlkreis was created, but in Hochdorf everything else remained essentially unchanged.

Hochdorf District consists of the following fourteen municipalities:

Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area, km²
Aesch 1,013 5.80
Altwis 406 2.93
Ballwil 2,611 8.77
Emmen 28,926 20.37
Ermensee 875 5.69
Eschenbach 3,553 13.21
Hitzkirch 4,942 24.62
Hochdorf 9,101 9.6
Hohenrain 2,490 23.4
Inwil 2,387 10.32
Rain 2,515 9.42
Römerswil 1,658 17.39
Rothenburg 7,238 15.50
Schongau 977 12.43
Total 68,692 183.95[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 18 August 2014
  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