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 34,418 (as of 31 December 2018).
|• Total||129.99 km2 (50.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||260/km2 (690/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The Zurzach district has an area, as of 2009[update], 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). The district is situated around the confluence of the Aare and Rhine.
In 2000[update] 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.
From the 2000 census[update], 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.
Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year[update]), 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.
|Coat of arms||Municipality||Population
(31 December 2018)
The following changes to the district's municipalities have occurred since 2000:
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019
- Statistical Department of Canton Aargau - Aargauer Zahlen 2009 (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
- Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bereich 01 -Bevölkerung (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
- Statistical Department of Canton Aargau-Bereich 11 Verkehr und Nachrichtenwesen (in German) accessed 21 January 2010
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (in German) accessed 25 March 2010
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 13 December 2014
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