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 2012)
 • Total 52,704
 • 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 52,704 (as of 31 December 2012).

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

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2012)[1]
Area, km²
Alpthal Alpthal 591 22.9
Arth Arth 10,924 48.6
Illgau Illgau 801 10.9
Ingenbohl Ingenbohl 8,597 16.2
Lauerz Lauerz 1,056 9.2
Morschach Morschach 1,093 20.8
Muotathal Muotathal 3,469 172.2
Oberiberg Oberiberg 841 32.8
Riemenstalden Riemenstalden 92 11.2
Rothenthurm Rothenthurm 2,238 22.8
Sattel Sattel 1,828 17.3
Schwyz Schwyz 14,663 53.2
Steinen Steinen 3,274 11.9
Steinerberg Steinerberg 913 6.9
Unteriberg Unteriberg 2,324 46.7
Total 52,704 503.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 29 August 2013

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