Schwyz District

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Schwyz District

Bezirk Schwyz
District
Location of Schwyz District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Schwyz
CapitalSchwyz
Area
 • Total506.4 km2 (195.5 sq mi)
Population
(December 2017)
 • Total54,881
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities15

Schwyz District is a district of the canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. It is both the largest and most populous of the six districts of the canton of Schwyz, accounting for around half its surface area, and 40% of the population. It has a population of 54,881 (as of 31 December 2017).

The district contains a total of 15 municipalities, of which the town of Schwyz is the capital.

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2017)[1]
Area, km²
Alpthal Alpthal 613 22.9
Arth Arth 11,877 48.6
Illgau Illgau 797 10.9
Ingenbohl Ingenbohl 8,856 16.2
Lauerz Lauerz 1,081 9.2
Morschach Morschach 1,103 20.8
Muotathal Muotathal 3,515 172.2
Oberiberg Oberiberg 888 32.8
Riemenstalden Riemenstalden 88 11.2
Rothenthurm Rothenthurm 2,395 22.8
Sattel Sattel 1,946 17.3
Schwyz Schwyz 15,000 53.2
Steinen Steinen 3,355 11.9
Steinerberg Steinerberg 954 6.9
Unteriberg Unteriberg 2,413 46.7
Total 54,881 503.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 17 September 2018

Coordinates: 47°01′N 8°39′E / 47.017°N 8.650°E / 47.017; 8.650