Einsiedeln district

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Einsiedeln district
Einsiedeln district
Basic data
Country: SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton of SchwyzCanton of Schwyz Schwyz (SZ)
Main town : Einsiedeln
FSO number : 0501
Area : 98.93  km²
Height range : 783–1614 m above sea level M.
Residents: 15,870 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 160 inhabitants per km²
Website: http://www.einsiedeln.ch/
Map of Einsiedeln district
Seal of the district office of Einsiedeln
Loan for 1,000 francs from the Einsiedeln district dated January 1, 1916

The Einsiedeln district is a district in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland . As with Küssnacht SZ and Gersau , the political municipality and district form a unit.

The political municipality of Einsiedeln includes the locality of the same name and the other six localities (“quarters”) Bennau , Egg , Willerzell , Euthal , Gross and Trachslau .

Political communities

coat of arms Name of the parish Population
(December 31, 2018)
in km²
Einsiedeln Einsiedeln 15,870 98.93
Total 15,870 98.93

The land area of ​​Einsiedeln is 98.93 km², plus the Sihlsee with an area of ​​10.81 km². Thus the total area is 109.74 km².


Postcode Name of the place local community
8836 Bennau Einsiedeln
8836 Biberbrugg (Einsiedeln) Einsiedeln
8847 Egg SZ Einsiedeln
8840 Einsiedeln Einsiedeln
8844 Euthal Einsiedeln
8841 Big SZ Einsiedeln
8840 Trachslau Einsiedeln
8846 Willerzell Einsiedeln

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Permanent and non-permanent resident population by year, canton, district, municipality, population type and gender (permanent resident population). In: bfs. admin.ch . Federal Statistical Office (FSO), August 31, 2019, accessed on December 22, 2019 .
  2. Federal Statistical Office Generalized Limits 2020.