Gersau district

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Gersau district
Gersau district
Basic data
Country: SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton of SchwyzCanton of Schwyz Schwyz (SZ)
Main town : Gersau
FSO number : 0502
Area : 14.36  km²
Height range : 433–1698 m above sea level M.
Residents: 2319 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 161 inhabitants per km²
Map of Gersau District

The Gersau district is a district in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland . The political community of Gersau and the district form a unit, as is the case with Einsiedeln and Küssnacht .

The district was created in 1817 through the dissolution of the Republic of Gersau and its incorporation into the Canton of Schwyz.

Political communities

coat of arms Name of the parish Population
(December 31, 2018)
in km²
Gersau Gersau 2319 14.36
Total 2319 14.36

The land area of ​​Gersau is 14.36 km², plus a portion of Lake Lucerne . The total area is 23.7 km².


Postcode Name of the place local community
6442 Gersau Gersau
6410 Rigi Scheidegg Gersau

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. . Federal Statistical Office (FSO), August 31, 2019, accessed on December 22, 2019 .
  2. Federal Statistical Office Generalized Limits 2020.