Winterthur District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Winterthur District
Bezirk Winterthur
District
Location of Winterthur District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Zürich
Capital Winterthur
Area
 • Total 251.25 km2 (97.01 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)
 • Total 159,751
 • Density 640/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 20

Coordinates: 47°30′N 8°46′E / 47.500°N 8.767°E / 47.500; 8.767 Winterthur District is one of the twelve districts of the German-speaking canton of Zürich, Switzerland. It has a population of 159,751 (as of 31 December 2013). Its capital is the city of Winterthur.

Municipalities[edit]

Winterthur District contains a total of 21 municipalities:

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area, km²
Altikon Altikon 635 7.68
Brütten Brütten 2,008 6.67
Dägerlen Dägerlen 977 7.90
Dättlikon Dättlikon 756 2.87
Dinhard Dinhard 1,497 7.15
Elgg Elgg 4,114 15.53
Ellikon an der Thur Ellikon an der Thur 903 4.92
Elsau Elsau 3,420 8.06
Hagenbuch Hagenbuch 1,084 8.17
Hettlingen Hettlingen 3,002 5.87
Hofstetten bei Elgg Hofstetten 481 8.85
Neftenbach Neftenbach 5,438 14.95
Pfungen Pfungen 3,531 4.99
Rickenbach Rickenbach 2,515 6.03
Schlatt Schlatt 733 9.03
Seuzach Seuzach 7,186 7.56
Turbenthal Turbenthal 4,334 25.07
Wiesendangen Wiesendangen 6,079 19.16
Winterthour Winterthur 105,461 67.93
Zell-blazon.svg Zell 5,637 12.70
Total 159,751 251.25

Mergers[edit]

On 1 January 2014 the former municipality of Bertschikon merged into the municipality of Wiesendangen.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (German) accessed 11 March 2014
  2. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 13 December 2014