|• Total||138.96 km2 (53.65 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (620/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Muri District is a district in the Swiss Canton of Aargau with the administrative capital of Muri. It covers the central and southern part of Freiamt and has a population of 33,320 (as of 31 December 2012).
The Muri district has an area, as of 2009[update], of 138.96 square kilometers (53.65 sq mi). Of this area, 95.6 km2 (36.9 sq mi) or 68.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 26.76 km2 (10.33 sq mi) or 19.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 13.62 km2 (5.26 sq mi) or 9.8% is settled (buildings or roads).
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In 2000[update] there were 15,053 workers who lived in the district. Of these, 10,391 or about 69.0% of the residents worked outside the Muri district while 4,675 people commuted into the district for work. There were a total of 9,337 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the district.
From the 2000 census[update], 18,897 or 66.9% were Roman Catholic, while 4,960 or 17.6% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there were 18 individuals (or about 0.06% of the population) who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.
Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year[update]), there are 2,724 students attending primary school, there are 935 students attending secondary school, there are 569 students attending tertiary or university level schooling, and there are 14 students who are seeking a job after school in the municipality.
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(31 December 2012)
Mergers and name changes
- Canton of Aargau Statistical Office, MS Excel document – Bevölkerungsbestand 2012 nach Gemeinde, Geschlecht u. Nationalität (per 31. Dezember 2012)] (German) accessed 23 July 2013
- Statistical Department of Canton Aargau - Aargauer Zahlen 2009 (German) accessed 20 January 2010
- Flags of the World.com accessed 18-May-2010
- Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bereich 01 -Bevölkerung (German) accessed 20 January 2010
- Statistical Department of Canton Aargau-Bereich 11 Verkehr und Nachrichtenwesen (German) accessed 21 January 2010
- Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 21 December 2011