Zurzach District

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 34,683 (as of 31 December 2019).[1]

Zurzach District

Bezirk Zurzach
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Aargau
CapitalBad Zurzach
Area
 • Total129.99 km2 (50.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total34,683
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities22

GeographyEdit

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.

DemographicsEdit

The Zurzach district has a population (as of December 2019) of 34,683.[1] As of June 2009, 25.7% of the population are foreign nationals.[3]

EconomyEdit

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]

ReligionEdit

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]

EducationEdit

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]

MunicipalitiesEdit

Coat of arms Municipality Population

(31 December 2019)[1]
Area, km²[5][6]
  Baldingen 266 2.83
  Böbikon 171 2.59
  Böttstein 3,919 7.41
  Döttingen 4,139 6.92
  Endingen 2,565 11.91.
  Fisibach 510 5.79
  Full-Reuenthal 880 4.82
  Kaiserstuhl 415 0.32
  Klingnau 3,536 6.71
  Koblenz 1,689 4.08
  Leibstadt 1,384 6.39
  Lengnau 2,780 12.67
  Leuggern 2,141 13.76
  Mellikon 229 2.71
  Rekingen 973 3.1
  Rietheim 717 3.93
  Rümikon 334 2.9
  Schneisingen 1,486 8.25
  Siglistorf 636 5.51
  Tegerfelden 1,195 7.11
  Wislikofen 353 3.75
Total 34,683 129.99

MergersEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "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. ^ 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