Winterthur District

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 171,551 (as of 31 December 2019). Its capital is the city of Winterthur.

Winterthur District
Bezirk Winterthur
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Zürich
CapitalWinterthur
Area
 • Total251.25 km2 (97.01 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2019)
 • Total171,551
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities19

MunicipalitiesEdit

Winterthur District contains a total of 19 municipalities:

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2019)[1]
Area, km²
  Altikon 698 7.68
  Brütten 2,067 6.67
  Dägerlen 1,037 7.90
  Dättlikon 776 2.87
  Dinhard 1,684 7.15
  Elgg 4,942 15.53
  Ellikon an der Thur 901 4.92
  Elsau 3,647 8.06
  Hagenbuch 1,085 8.17
  Hettlingen 3,169 5.87
  Neftenbach 5,718 14.95
  Pfungen 3,900 4.99
  Rickenbach 2,749 6.03
  Schlatt 789 9.03
  Seuzach 7,440 7.56
  Turbenthal 4,883 25.07
  Wiesendangen 6,594 19.17
  Winterthur 113,173 67.93
  Zell 6,299 12.70
Total 171,551 251.25

MergersEdit

On 1 January 2014 the former municipality of Bertschikon merged into the municipality of Wiesendangen.[2]

On 1 January 2018 the former municipality of Hofstetten merged into the municipality of Elgg.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". bfs.admin.ch (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  2. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 13 December 2014