Lieli

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Lieli
Former municipality of Switzerland
Coat of arms of Lieli
Coat of arms
Lieli is located in Switzerland
Lieli
Lieli
Lieli is located in Canton of Lucerne
Lieli
Lieli
Coordinates: 47°12′N 8°18′E / 47.200°N 8.300°E / 47.200; 8.300Coordinates: 47°12′N 8°18′E / 47.200°N 8.300°E / 47.200; 8.300
Country Switzerland
Canton Lucerne
District Hochdorf
Area
 • Total 3.69 km2 (1.42 sq mi)
Elevation 649 m (2,129 ft)
Population
 • Total 207
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Postal code 6277
SFOS number 1034
Website
Profile (in German), SFSO statistics

Lieli is a village in the canton of Lucerne, Switzerland. The former municipality of the district of district of Hochdorf merged with Hohenrain on January 1, 2007 to form Hohenrain.[1]

History[edit]

Lieli is first mentioned around 900 as Lielae. In the local Swiss German dialect it was as Nieli as far back as the 17th Century.[2]

Geography[edit]

The village became part of the municipality of Hohenrain in 2007.

Demographics[edit]

The historical population is given in the following table:[2]

year population
1678 258
1798 211
1850 244
1900 193
1950 199
1980 142

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canton of Lucerne, Office of Municipalities Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine. (in German) accessed 18 August 2009
  2. ^ a b Lieli in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.