Lucerne District

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For the district in Gatineau, Quebec, see Lucerne District (Gatineau)
Lucerne District
Amt Luzern
District
Location of Lucerne District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Luzern
Capital Luzern
Area
 • Total 259.92 km2 (100.36 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 176,710
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 18

Lucerne District (German: Luzern) is a former Amt (administrative district) of the Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland. It had a population of 176,710 (as of 2013) and consisted of 18 municipalities, of which the city of Lucerne is the largest and the district capital. On 1 January 2013 the Amt was divided into two Wahlkreis, Lucerne-Stadt and Lucerne-Land.[1]

Municipalities Population
(31 December 2016)[2]
Area (km²)
Adligenswil 5,352 6.99
Buchrain 6,192 4.80
Dierikon 1,481 2.78
Ebikon 13,313 9.69
Gisikon 1,287 1.08
Greppen 1,052 5.25
Honau 363 1.25
Horw 13,884 20.43
Kriens 27,110 27.31
Lucerne 81,592 29.04b
Malters 7,108 28.57
Meggen 7,002 13.93
Meierskappel 1,371 9.23
Root 4,754 8.65
Schwarzenberg 1,719 39.31
Udligenswil 2,285 6.22
Vitznau 1,339 11.76
Weggis 4,381 25.29
District of Lucerne 176,710 259.92[3]a
^a 1992/97 survey gives a total area of 216.65 km2 (83.65 sq mi) without including certain large lakes, while the 2000 survey includes lakes and gives the higher value.
^b Includes the area of Littau which merged into Luzern on 1 January 2010.

Mergers[edit]

On 1 January 2010 the municipality of Littau merged into the municipality of Lucerne.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 9 February 2013
  2. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017
  3. ^ LUSTAT-Canton of Lucerne Statistical Office as of 2000 survey, (in German) accessed 25 August 2009
  4. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz, Mutationsmeldungen 2009 / Répertoire officiel des communes de Suisse, Mutations 2009 / Elenco ufficiale dei Comuni della Svizzera, Mutazione 2009 (PDF) (Report). Federal Statistical Office. 2009. 3161. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 

Coordinates: 47°10′N 8°10′E / 47.167°N 8.167°E / 47.167; 8.167