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 2015)
 • Total 127,484
 • 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 127,484 (as of 31 December 2015). Its capital is the city of Winterthur.

Municipalities[edit]

Winterthur District contains a total of 21 municipalities:

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2015)[1]
Area, km²
Altikon Altikon 655 7.68
Brütten Brütten 2,006 6.67
Dägerlen Dägerlen 1,014 7.90
Dättlikon Dättlikon 745 2.87
Dinhard Dinhard 1,490 7.15
Elgg Elgg 4,209 15.53
Ellikon an der Thur Ellikon an der Thur 885 4.92
Elsau Elsau 3,477 8.06
Hagenbuch Hagenbuch 1,107 8.17
Hettlingen Hettlingen 3,113 5.87
Hofstetten bei Elgg Hofstetten 481 8.85
Neftenbach Neftenbach 5,500 14.95
Pfungen Pfungen 3,750 4.99
Rickenbach Rickenbach 2,591 6.03
Schlatt Schlatt 735 9.03
Seuzach Seuzach 7,198 7.56
Turbenthal Turbenthal 4,469 25.07
Wiesendangen Wiesendangen 6,226 19.16
Winterthour Winterthur 108,044 67.93
Zell-blazon.svg Zell 5,690 12.70
Total 127,484 251.25

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 27 April 2016
  2. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 13 December 2014