Schwyz District

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Schwyz District
Bezirk Schwyz
District
Location of Schwyz District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Schwyz
Capital Schwyz
Area
 • Total 506.4 km2 (195.5 sq mi)
Population (December 2013)
 • Total 53,131
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 15

Schwyz District is a district of the canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. It is both the largest and most populous of the six districts of the canton of Schwyz, accounting for around half its surface area, and 40% of the population. It has a population of 53,131 (as of 31 December 2013).

The district contains a total of 15 municipalities, of which the town of Schwyz is the capital.

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area, km²
Alpthal Alpthal 597 22.9
Arth Arth 11,062 48.6
Illgau Illgau 801 10.9
Ingenbohl Ingenbohl 8,640 16.2
Lauerz Lauerz 1,060 9.2
Morschach Morschach 1,105 20.8
Muotathal Muotathal 3,482 172.2
Oberiberg Oberiberg 858 32.8
Riemenstalden Riemenstalden 96 11.2
Rothenthurm Rothenthurm 2,270 22.8
Sattel Sattel 1,854 17.3
Schwyz Schwyz 14,785 53.2
Steinen Steinen 3,302 11.9
Steinerberg Steinerberg 915 6.9
Unteriberg Unteriberg 2,304 46.7
Total 53,131 503.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 18 August 2014

Coordinates: 47°01′N 8°39′E / 47.017°N 8.650°E / 47.017; 8.650