Lucerne District

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Lucerne District (German: Luzern) is a former Amt (administrative district) of the Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland. It had a population of 176,710 (as of 2013) and consisted of 18 municipalities, of which the city of Lucerne is the largest and the district capital. On 1 January 2013 the Amt was divided into two Wahlkreis, Lucerne-Stadt and Lucerne-Land.[1]

Lucerne District

Amt Luzern
District
Location of Lucerne District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Luzern
CapitalLucerne
Area
 • Total259.92 km2 (100.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total176,710
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities18
Municipalities Population
(31 December 2018)[2]
Area (km²)
Adligenswil 5,391 6.99
Buchrain 6,242 4.80
Dierikon 1,475 2.78
Ebikon 13,617 9.69
Gisikon 1,387 1.08
Greppen 1,118 5.25
Honau 395 1.25
Horw 14,109 20.43
Kriens 27,444 27.31
Lucerne 81,691 29.04b
Malters 7,318 28.57
Meggen 7,238 13.93
Meierskappel 1,460 9.23
Root 5,041 8.65
Schwarzenberg 1,709 39.31
Udligenswil 2,280 6.22
Vitznau 1,379 11.76
Weggis 4,369 25.29
District of Lucerne 176,710 259.92[3]a
^a 1992/97 survey gives a total area of 216.65 km2 (83.65 sq mi) without including certain large lakes, while the 2000 survey includes lakes and gives the higher value.
^b Includes the area of Littau which merged into Luzern on 1 January 2010.

MergersEdit

On 1 January 2010 the municipality of Littau merged into the municipality of Lucerne.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 9 February 2013
  2. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019
  3. ^ LUSTAT-Canton of Lucerne Statistical Office Archived 2012-02-29 at the Wayback Machine as of 2000 survey, (in German) accessed 25 August 2009
  4. ^ 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. 3161. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2010.

Coordinates: 47°10′N 8°10′E / 47.167°N 8.167°E / 47.167; 8.167