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 2014)
 • Total 125,807
 • Density 500/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 125,807 (as of 31 December 2014). Its capital is the city of Winterthur.

Municipalities[edit]

Winterthur District contains a total of 21 municipalities:

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2014)[1]
Area, km²
Altikon Altikon 657 7.68
Brütten Brütten 2,031 6.67
Dägerlen Dägerlen 979 7.90
Dättlikon Dättlikon 762 2.87
Dinhard Dinhard 1,482 7.15
Elgg Elgg 4,145 15.53
Ellikon an der Thur Ellikon an der Thur 907 4.92
Elsau Elsau 3,464 8.06
Hagenbuch Hagenbuch 1,112 8.17
Hettlingen Hettlingen 3,065 5.87
Hofstetten bei Elgg Hofstetten 482 8.85
Neftenbach Neftenbach 5,498 14.95
Pfungen Pfungen 3,655 4.99
Rickenbach Rickenbach 2,554 6.03
Schlatt Schlatt 754 9.03
Seuzach Seuzach 7,230 7.56
Turbenthal Turbenthal 4,441 25.07
Wiesendangen Wiesendangen 6,114 19.16
Winterthour Winterthur 106,552 67.93
Zell-blazon.svg Zell 5,689 12.70
Total 125,807 251.25

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 17 June 2015
  2. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 13 December 2014