Küssnacht district

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Küssnacht district
Küssnacht district
Basic data
Country: SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton of SchwyzCanton of Schwyz Schwyz (SZ)
Main town : Küssnacht
FSO number : 0504
Area : 29.39  km²
Height range : 414–1797 m above sea level M.
Residents: 13,087 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 445 inhabitants per km²
Website: www.kuessnacht.ch
Map of the district of Küssnacht
Seal of the district office of Küssnacht

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

The towns of Küssnacht , Immensee and Merlischachen , which each form their own Roman Catholic parishes, and the hamlet of Haltikon belong to the political community of Küssnacht . The Reformed parish includes the entire district; as a diaspora community , around 12 percent of the population belong to it.

Political communities

coat of arms Name of the parish Population
(December 31, 2018)
in km²
per km²
Küssnacht SZ Küssnacht 13,087 29.39 445
Total 13,087 29.39 445

The land area of ​​Küssnacht is 29.39 km², plus a share each on Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug. The total area is 36.2 km².

Changes in the community


Postcode Name of the place
6405 Immensee
6403 Küssnacht
6402 Merlischachen

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.

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