Zuzwil SG

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SG is the abbreviation for the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland and is used to avoid confusion with other entries of the name Zuzwilf .
Zuzwil coat of arms
State : SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton of St. GallenCanton of St. Gallen Canton of St. Gallen (SG)
Constituency : Wilw
BFS no. : 3426i1 f3 f4
Postal code : 9524
Coordinates : 726 222  /  259 038 coordinates: 47 ° 28 '12 "  N , 9 ° 6' 47"  O ; CH1903:  726,222  /  259038
Height : 550  m above sea level M.
Height range : 499–715 m above sea level M.
Area : 8.97  km²
Residents: 4785 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 533 inhabitants per km²
Website: www.zuzwil.ch
Zuzwil from the south

Zuzwil from the south

Location of the municipality
Bettenauer Weiher Stadtweier (SG) Hauptwiler Weier Rüüti Weier Hoorbacher Weier Horber Weier Bildweier Gübsensee Kanton Appenzell Ausserrhoden Kanton Thurgau Wahlkreis St. Gallen Wahlkreis Toggenburg Kanton Zürich Degersheim SG Degersheim SG Flawil Jonschwil Niederbüren Niederhelfenschwil Oberbüren Oberuzwil Uzwil Wil SG Zuzwil SGMap of Zuzwil
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Zuzwil (oldest documented mention: Zuocewilare ) is a political municipality in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland .


Historical aerial photo from 300 m by Walter Mittelholzer from 1920

The municipality located in the Fürstenland between Wil SG and Uzwil , on the border with the canton of Thurgau , includes the villages of Zuzwil , Züberwangen and Weieren . Zuzwil is on Hauptstrasse 7 .

Zuzwil village church


In the year 754 the village of Züberwangen was mentioned for the first time according to the Henauer deed . The area around Zuzwil was settled by the Alemanni around 1500 years ago .

Since 1960, Zuzwil has developed into a place of residence with a corresponding infrastructure. The population in the low-tax community has almost quadrupled during this time.


Population development
year 1970 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
population 1485 2076 2483 3005 3417 3826 4264 4586



Weieren was an independent municipality until the canton of St. Gallen was founded in 1803. The oldest known document from Weieren comes from a donation from the year 762. In 2004 Züberwangen / Weieren celebrated its 1250th anniversary (see Henauer document from the year 754).


Züberwangen has 1,373 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2008). As with Weieren, Züberwangen was first mentioned in the Henau document . Until the founding of the Canton of St. Gallen in 1803, Züberwangen was an independent municipality.


Web links

Commons : Zuzwil SG  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

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 .