Tann, Switzerland

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Tann
Tann as seen from Haltberg in Rüti, Pfannenstiel in the far background (October 2009)
Tann as seen from Haltberg in Rüti, Pfannenstiel in the far background (October 2009)
Tann is located in Switzerland
Tann
Tann
Coordinates: 47°15.78′N 8°51.05′E / 47.26300°N 8.85083°E / 47.26300; 8.85083Coordinates: 47°15.78′N 8°51.05′E / 47.26300°N 8.85083°E / 47.26300; 8.85083
Country Switzerland
Canton Zurich
District Hinwil
Municipality Dürnten
Area[1]
 • Total 10.22 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Elevation 494 m (1,621 ft)
Population (Dec 2013[2])
 • Total 7,157
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal code 8632
SFOS number 0113
Surrounded by Bubikon, Rüti, Wald
Website www.duernten.ch
SFSO statistics
Catholic church in Tann and Bachtel hill, as seen from Rüti Schanz
Catholic and Methodist church in Tann
Joweid and Jona river in the foreground, Bachtel to the right
Tannertobel

Tann is a village in the municipality of Dürnten in the district of Hinwil in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland.

Geography[edit]

Tann is located in the Zürcher Oberland, in the south of Dürnten, and is geographically part of the southern municipality of Rüti. Jona river is flowing through the eastern Joweid and Tannertobel, a small river valley.

Demographics[edit]

Tann belongs politically to the municipality of Dürnten and is its biggest village: 47% of 6,402 inhabitants are living in Tann (as of 2007).[3] Four of a total of five school houses are located in Tann: Blatt, Tannenbühl, Bogenacker, and Nauen (high school level). With the neighbouring municipality of Rüti, Tann shares a wide variety of administrative structures among them the Roman Catholic Church community and electric power administration. In Tann is also the Reformed Methodist Church of Rüti-Wald-Hombrechtikon located.

Transportation[edit]

Tann-Dürnten railway station, in the village, is a stop on the Zurich S-Bahn service S26 (Tösstalbahn) between Winterthur and Rüti respectively Rapperswil. The train station had been built in 1930. The bus line operator Verkehrsbetriebe Zürichsee und Oberland (VZO) provides its services for the regions of the Oberland and the upper northeastern Lake Zurich shore.

Rüti - Tann Schulstrasse IMG 3486.JPG

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (German) accessed 11 March 2014
  3. ^ Dürnten: Facts & figures (German)

External links[edit]

Media related to Tann-Rüti at Wikimedia Commons