Schwyz District

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Schwyz District
Bezirk Schwyz
District
Location of Schwyz District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Schwyz
Capital Schwyz
Area
 • Total 506.4 km2 (195.5 sq mi)
Population (December 2015)
 • Total 54,018
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 15

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 54,018 (as of 31 December 2015).

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

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2015)[1]
Area, km²
Alpthal Alpthal 597 22.9
Arth Arth 11,597 48.6
Illgau Illgau 792 10.9
Ingenbohl Ingenbohl 8,695 16.2
Lauerz Lauerz 1,096 9.2
Morschach Morschach 1,124 20.8
Muotathal Muotathal 3,499 172.2
Oberiberg Oberiberg 878 32.8
Riemenstalden Riemenstalden 89 11.2
Rothenthurm Rothenthurm 2,302 22.8
Sattel Sattel 1,931 17.3
Schwyz Schwyz 14,856 53.2
Steinen Steinen 3,312 11.9
Steinerberg Steinerberg 920 6.9
Unteriberg Unteriberg 2,330 46.7
Total 54,018 503.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016

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