Winterthur District

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Winterthur District
Bezirk Winterthur
District
Location of Winterthur District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Zürich
Capital Winterthur
Area
 • Total 251.25 km2 (97.01 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2016)
 • Total 129,056
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 20

Coordinates: 47°30′N 8°46′E / 47.500°N 8.767°E / 47.500; 8.767 Winterthur District is one of the twelve districts of the German-speaking canton of Zürich, Switzerland. It has a population of 129,056 (as of 31 December 2016). Its capital is the city of Winterthur.

Municipalities[edit]

Winterthur District contains a total of 21 municipalities:

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2016)[1]
Area, km²
Altikon Altikon 653 7.68
Brütten Brütten 2,021 6.67
Dägerlen Dägerlen 992 7.90
Dättlikon Dättlikon 780 2.87
Dinhard Dinhard 1,529 7.15
Elgg Elgg 4,306 15.53
Ellikon an der Thur Ellikon an der Thur 882 4.92
Elsau Elsau 3,533 8.06
Hagenbuch Hagenbuch 1,093 8.17
Hettlingen Hettlingen 3,159 5.87
Hofstetten bei Elgg Hofstetten 501 8.85
Neftenbach Neftenbach 5,537 14.95
Pfungen Pfungen 3,750 4.99
Rickenbach Rickenbach 2,683 6.03
Schlatt Schlatt 739 9.03
Seuzach Seuzach 7,243 7.56
Turbenthal Turbenthal 4,662 25.07
Wiesendangen Wiesendangen 6,281 19.16
Winterthour Winterthur 109,377 67.93
Zell-blazon.svg Zell 5,745 12.70
Total 129,056 251.25

Mergers[edit]

On 1 January 2014 the former municipality of Bertschikon merged into the municipality of Wiesendangen.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (German) accessed 15 June 2017
  2. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 13 December 2014