Horw

municipality in the canton of Lucerne, Switzerland

Horw (Swiss German: Horb) is a municipality in Lucerne-Land in the Swiss canton of Lucerne.

Horw
Coat of arms of Horw
Coat of arms
Location of Horw
CountrySwitzerland
CantonLucerne
DistrictLucerne-Land
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 5 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Markus Hool FDP/PRD
 • ParliamentEinwohnerrat
with 30 members
Area
 • Total20.43 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Elevation
441 m (1,447 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total14,107
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
6048
SFOS number1058
LocalitiesSt. Niklausen, Kastanienbaum
Surrounded byHergiswil (NW), Kriens, Lucerne (Luzern), Meggen, Stansstad (NW)
Twin townsBratsch (Switzerland)
Websitewww.horw.ch
Profile (in German), SFSO statistics
View to Horw from Pilatus

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.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Horw at Wikimedia Commons