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Brugg District

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Brugg District is a district in the Canton of Aargau, Switzerland. The capital of the district is the town of Brugg.

Brugg District

Bezirk Brugg
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Aargau
CapitalBrugg
Area
 • Total149.31 km2 (57.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total50,874
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities24

GeographyEdit

Brugg District has an area, as of 1997, of 149.29 km2 (57.64 sq mi). Of this area, 42.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 41.3% is forested. The rest of the land, (14.1%) is settled.[1] It is located around the rivers Aare and Reuss. The northern part of the district, north of the Aare, lies in the Aargau part of the Jura mountains.

DemographicsEdit

Brugg District has a population (as of June 2009) of 46,471.[2]

As of 2000, there were 1,635 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 8,736 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 6,792 homes with 5 or more persons in the household. The average number of people per household was 2.41 individuals.[1] In 2008 there were 7,550 single family homes (or 36.4% of the total) out of a total of 20,725 homes and apartments.[3] There were a total of 194 empty apartments for a 0.9% vacancy rate.[3]

Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year), there are 3,374 students attending primary school, there are 1,246 students attending secondary school, there are 780 students attending tertiary or university level schooling in the district.[1]

EconomyEdit

As of 2000 there were 22,875 residents who worked in the district, while 17,446 residents worked outside the Brugg district and 14,574 people commuted into the district for work.[4]

ReligionEdit

From the 2000 census, 13,426 or 30.4% were Roman Catholic, while 20,463 or 46.4% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there were 72 individuals (or about 0.16% of the population) who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.[1]

MunicipalitiesEdit

 
Population
Coat of arms Municipality Population
2018[5]
Area (km²)[6]
  Auenstein 1,582 5.68
  Birr 4,354 5.05
  Birrhard 729 3
  Bözen 744 3.96
  Bözberg 1,589 15.5
  Brugg 11,179 6.36
  Effingen 595 6.85
  Elfingen 300 4.22
  Habsburg 440 2.23
  Hausen bei Brugg 3,633 3.2
  Lupfig 12,635 5.15
  Mandach 341 5.54
  Mönthal 394 3.94
  Mülligen 1,109 3.16
  Remigen 1,135 7.87
  Riniken 1,452 4.76
  Rüfenach 856 4.17
  Schinznach-Bad 1,348 1.9
  Schinznach 2,256 12.24
  Thalheim 831 9.92
  Veltheim 1,465 5.24
  Villigen 2,127 11.21
  Villnachern 1,634 5.75
  Windisch 7,668 4.91
Total 50,874 149.31

MergersEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Statistical Department of Canton Aargau - Aargauer Zahlen 2009 (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
  2. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bereich 01 -Bevölkerung (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
  3. ^ a b Statistical Department of Canton Aargau (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 - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019
  6. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  7. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz, Mutationsmeldungen 2009 / Répertoire officiel des communes de Suisse, Mutations 2009 / Elenco ufficiale dei Comuni della Svizzera, Mutazione 2009 (PDF) (Report). Federal Statistical Office. 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  8. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 2 January 2013

Coordinates: 47°29′N 8°12′E / 47.483°N 8.200°E / 47.483; 8.200