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 2016)
 • Total 54,414
 • 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 54,414 (as of 31 December 2016).

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

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2016)[1]
Area, km²
Alpthal Alpthal 612 22.9
Arth Arth 11,735 48.6
Illgau Illgau 794 10.9
Ingenbohl Ingenbohl 8,758 16.2
Lauerz Lauerz 1,067 9.2
Morschach Morschach 1,107 20.8
Muotathal Muotathal 3,543 172.2
Oberiberg Oberiberg 885 32.8
Riemenstalden Riemenstalden 88 11.2
Rothenthurm Rothenthurm 2,375 22.8
Sattel Sattel 1,926 17.3
Schwyz Schwyz 14,885 53.2
Steinen Steinen 3,358 11.9
Steinerberg Steinerberg 916 6.9
Unteriberg Unteriberg 2,365 46.7
Total 54,414 503.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017

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