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Einsiedeln

municipality in Switzerland

Einsiedeln is a municipality and district in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. It is known for its monastery, the Benedictine Einsiedeln Abbey, founded in the 10th century.

Einsiedeln
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Coat of arms of Einsiedeln
Coat of arms
Location of Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln is located in Switzerland
Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln is located in Canton of Schwyz
Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln
Coordinates: 47°7′N 8°44′E / 47.117°N 8.733°E / 47.117; 8.733Coordinates: 47°7′N 8°44′E / 47.117°N 8.733°E / 47.117; 8.733
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSchwyz
DistrictEinsiedeln
Area
 • Total110.40 km2 (42.63 sq mi)
Elevation
882 m (2,894 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total15,867
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal code
8840
SFOS number1301
LocalitiesBennau, Egg, Euthal, Gross, Trachslau, Willerzell and Biberbrugg (shared with the municipality Feusisberg)
Surrounded byAlpthal, Altendorf, Feusisberg, Freienbach, Innerthal, Oberägeri (ZG), Oberiberg, Rothenthurm, Unteriberg, Vorderthal
Websitewww.einsiedeln.ch
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VillagesEdit

The municipality has six villages: Bennau, Egg, Willerzell, Euthal, Gross and Trachslau. The village of Biberbrugg is shared with the municipality of Feusisberg.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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