Lower Rhine Valley district

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Lower Rhine Valley district
Country: Switzerland
Canton : St. Gallen
Region ISO : CH-SG
FSO number : 1711
Map of the former Lower Rhine Valley district
Map of the municipalities of the Lower Rhine Valley 2002.png
The former districts of the canton of St. Gallen
Map of the canton of St.Gallen districts 2002.png

The Unterrheintal District was until 2003 an administrative unit of the Canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland . It was created in 1831 by dividing the Rheintal district into the Unterrheintal district and the Oberrheintal district . Together with the Upper Rhine Valley district, it formed the part of the St. Gallen Rhine Valley between Rheineck and Rüthi .

Thal has been part of the Rorschach constituency since 2003 , the other municipalities have since formed the Rheintal constituency with the municipalities of the Upper Rhine Valley district . The Lower Rhine Valley forms a sub-region of the St. Gallen Rhine Valley.
See also: Section sub-regions in the
St. Gallen Rhine Valley article

The municipalities of the former Lower Rhine Valley district

coat of arms Name of the parish Area
in km²
Au Au 4.69
Balgach Balgach 6.52
Berneck Berneck 5.63
Diepoldsau Diepoldsau 11.23
Rheineck Rheineck 2.18
St. Margrethen St. Margrethen 6.85
Thal Thal 9.58
Widnau Widnau 4.20
Total (8) 50.88

Changes in the community

The Federal Statistical Office ran the district under FSO no. 1711.

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