Lucerne District

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Lucerne District

Amt Luzern
District
Location of Lucerne District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Luzern
CapitalLucerne
Area
 • Total259.92 km2 (100.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total176,710
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities18

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 2017)[2]
Area (km²)
Adligenswil 5,343 6.99
Buchrain 6,116 4.80
Dierikon 1,503 2.78
Ebikon 13,531 9.69
Gisikon 1,331 1.08
Greppen 1,075 5.25
Honau 391 1.25
Horw 13,915 20.43
Kriens 26,997 27.31
Lucerne 81,401 29.04b
Malters 7,231 28.57
Meggen 7,138 13.93
Meierskappel 1,369 9.23
Root 4,995 8.65
Schwarzenberg 1,690 39.31
Udligenswil 2,279 6.22
Vitznau 1,381 11.76
Weggis 4,404 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 ‹See Tfd›(in German) accessed 9 February 2013
  2. ^ "STAT-TAB – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit" (online database) (official site) (in German and French). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Federal Statistical Office - FSO. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  3. ^ LUSTAT-Canton of Lucerne Statistical Office Archived 2012-02-29 at the Wayback Machine as of 2000 survey, ‹See Tfd›(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