Hochdorf District

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Hochdorf District
Wahlkreis Hochdorf
District
Location of Hochdorf District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Luzern
Capital Hochdorf
Area
 • Total 183.95 km2 (71.02 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 72,049
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 14

Hochdorf District was one of the five Ämtern, or districts, of the German-speaking Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland. Its capital is the town of Hochdorf. It has a population of 72,049 (as of 31 December 2016). In 2013 the name was changed from Amt Hochdorf to Wahlkreis Hochdorf as part of a reorganization of the Canton. A sixth Wahlkreis was created, but in Hochdorf everything else remained essentially unchanged.

Hochdorf District consists of the following fourteen municipalities:

Municipality Population
(31 December 2016)[1]
Area, km²
Aesch 1,141 5.80
Altwis 411 2.93
Ballwil 2,794 8.77
Emmen 30,228 20.37
Ermensee 955 5.69
Eschenbach 3,684 13.21
Hitzkirch 5,190 24.62
Hochdorf 9,814 9.6
Hohenrain 2,531 23.4
Inwil 2,429 10.32
Rain 2,659 9.42
Römerswil 1,763 17.39
Rothenburg 7,430 15.50
Schongau 1,020 12.43
Total 72,049 183.95[2]a
^a 1992/97 survey gives a total area of 177.50 km2 (68.53 sq mi) without including certain large lakes, while the 2000 survey includes lakes and gives the higher value.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017
  2. ^ LUSTAT-Canton of Lucerne Statistical Office Archived 2012-02-29 at the Wayback Machine. as of 2000 survey, (in German) accessed 25 August 2009

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Coordinates: 47°10′N 8°17′E / 47.167°N 8.283°E / 47.167; 8.283