Herisau

municipality in Switzerland

Herisau is the capital of the Swiss canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden. As of December 2008, it had 15,527 people living there.

Herisau
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Coat of arms of Herisau
Coat of arms
Location of Herisau
Herisau is located in Switzerland
Herisau
Herisau
Herisau is located in Canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Herisau
Herisau
Coordinates: 47°23′N 9°16′E / 47.383°N 9.267°E / 47.383; 9.267Coordinates: 47°23′N 9°16′E / 47.383°N 9.267°E / 47.383; 9.267
CountrySwitzerland
CantonAppenzell Ausserrhoden
Districtn.a.
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 7 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident (list)
Kurt Geser
(as of June 2019)
 • ParliamentEinwohnerrat
with 31 members
Area
 • Total25.2 km2 (9.7 sq mi)
Elevation
771 m (2,530 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total15,744
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal code
9100
SFOS number3001
Surrounded byDegersheim (SG), Flawil (SG), Gossau (SG), Hundwil, St. Gallen (SG), Schwellbrunn, Stein, Waldstatt
Websitewww.herisau.ch
SFSO statistics

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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