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 2014)
 • Total 53,599
 • Density 110/km2 (270/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 53,599 (as of 31 December 2014).

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

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2014)[1]
Area, km²
Alpthal Alpthal 598 22.9
Arth Arth 11,301 48.6
Illgau Illgau 790 10.9
Ingenbohl Ingenbohl 8,659 16.2
Lauerz Lauerz 1,077 9.2
Morschach Morschach 1,123 20.8
Muotathal Muotathal 3,485 172.2
Oberiberg Oberiberg 890 32.8
Riemenstalden Riemenstalden 90 11.2
Rothenthurm Rothenthurm 2,292 22.8
Sattel Sattel 1,888 17.3
Schwyz Schwyz 14,880 53.2
Steinen Steinen 3,295 11.9
Steinerberg Steinerberg 911 6.9
Unteriberg Unteriberg 2,320 46.7
Total 53,599 503.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 31 August 2015

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