Waltalingen

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Waltalingen
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Coat of arms of Waltalingen
Coat of arms
Location of Waltalingen
Waltalingen is located in Switzerland
Waltalingen
Waltalingen
Waltalingen is located in Canton of Zurich
Waltalingen
Waltalingen
Coordinates: 47°37′N 8°47′E / 47.617°N 8.783°E / 47.617; 8.783Coordinates: 47°37′N 8°47′E / 47.617°N 8.783°E / 47.617; 8.783
CountrySwitzerland
CantonZurich
DistrictAndelfingen
Area
 • Total7.25 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Elevation
429 m (1,407 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total655
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Postal code
8468
SFOS number0044
Surrounded byBasadingen-Schlattingen (TG), Neunforn (TG), Oberstammheim, Ossingen, Truttikon, Unterstammheim
Websitewww.waltalingen.ch
SFSO statistics

Waltalingen is a former municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. On 1 January 2019 the former municipalities of Oberstammheim, Unterstammheim and Waltalingen merged into the new municipality of Stammheim.

Geography[edit]

Waltalingen castle

Waltalingen has an area of 7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi). Of this area, 62.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 28% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 8.8% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.5%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3]

Demographics[edit]

Waltalingen has a population (as of 31 December 2018) of 655.[4] As of 2007, 5.6% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 7.2%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (96.3%), with Albanian being second most common ( 1.6%) and French being third ( 0.6%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 51.6% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CSP (12.5%), the Green Party (11.6%) and the SPS (10.2%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 33.5% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 56.3% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 10.2%. In Waltalingen about 80.1% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

Waltalingen has an unemployment rate of 1.27%. As of 2005, there were 89 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 34 businesses involved in this sector. 32 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 11 businesses in this sector. 62 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 16 businesses in this sector.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 28-Jul-2009
  4. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019

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