Zurzach District

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Zurzach District
Bezirk Zurzach
District
Location of Zurzach District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Aargau
Capital Bad Zurzach
Area
 • Total 129.99 km2 (50.19 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 34,073
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities 22

Zurzach District is a district in the Swiss Canton of Aargau. The district capital is Bad Zurzach. It covers the Studenland area and is located in the northeastern part of the canton. It has a population of 34,073 (as of 31 December 2017).[1]

Geography[edit]

The Zurzach district has an area, as of 2009, of 129.99 square kilometers (50.19 sq mi). Of this area, 57.08 km2 (22.04 sq mi) or 43.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 51.23 km2 (19.78 sq mi) or 39.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 16.62 km2 (6.42 sq mi) or 12.8% is settled (buildings or roads).[2] The district is situated around the confluence of the Aare and Rhine.

Demographics[edit]

The Zurzach district has a population (as of December 2017) of 34,073.[1] As of June 2009, 25.7% of the population are foreign nationals.[3]

Economy[edit]

In 2000 there were 15,454 workers who lived in the district. Of these, 11,295 or about 73.1% of the residents worked outside the district while 6,024 people commuted into the district for work. There were a total of 10,183 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the district.[4]

Religion[edit]

From the 2000 census, 16,378 or 54.3% were Roman Catholic, while 7,440 or 24.7% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there were 65 individuals (or about 0.22% of the population) who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.[2]

Education[edit]

Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year), there are 2,405 students attending primary school, there are 972 students attending secondary school, there are 756 students attending tertiary or university level schooling in the municipality.[2]

Municipalities[edit]

Coat of arms Municipality Population

(31 December 2017)[1]
Area, km²[5][6]
Baldingen Baldingen 261 2.83
Böbikon Böbikon 174 2.59
Böttstein Böttstein 3,986 7.41
Döttingen Döttingen 3,894 6.92
Endingen Endingen 2,574 11.91.
Fisibach Fisibach 478 5.79
Full-Reuenthal Full-Reuenthal 879 4.82
Kaiserstuhl Kaiserstuhl 423 0.32
Klingnau Klingnau 3,472 6.71
Koblenz Koblenz 1,673 4.08
Leibstadt Leibstadt 1,289 6.39
Lengnau Lengnau 2,743 12.67
Leuggern Leuggern 2,148 13.76
Mellikon Mellikon 241 2.71
Rekingen Rekingen 968 3.1
Rietheim Rietheim 753 3.93
Rümikon Rümikon 312 2.9
Schneisingen Schneisingen 1,391 8.25
Siglistorf Siglistorf 630 5.51
Tegerfelden Tegerfelden 1,204 7.11
Wislikofen Wislikofen 338 3.75
Total 34,073 129.99

Mergers[edit]

The following changes to the district's municipalities have occurred since 2000:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 17 September 2018
  2. ^ a b c Statistical Department of Canton Aargau - Aargauer Zahlen 2009 (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
  3. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bereich 01 -Bevölkerung (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
  4. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau-Bereich 11 Verkehr und Nachrichtenwesen (in German) accessed 21 January 2010
  5. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (in German) accessed 25 March 2010
  6. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  7. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 13 December 2014

Coordinates: 47°35′N 8°17′E / 47.583°N 8.283°E / 47.583; 8.283