Jona

town in the canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Jona was a municipality in See-Gaster in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. On 1 January 2007 the municipalities Rapperswil and Jona joined together to become a new municipality called Rapperswil-Jona.[1]

Jona
Jona in October 2010
Jona in October 2010
Coat of arms of Jona
Coat of arms
Location of Jona
Jona is located in Switzerland
Jona
Jona
Jona is located in Canton of St. Gallen
Jona
Jona
Coordinates: 47°13′N 8°49′E / 47.217°N 8.817°E / 47.217; 8.817Coordinates: 47°13′N 8°49′E / 47.217°N 8.817°E / 47.217; 8.817
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSt. Gallen
DistrictSee-Gaster
MunicipalityRapperswil-Jona
Area
 • Total20.43 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Elevation
409 m (1,342 ft)
Population
 (December 2006)
 • Total17,799
 • Density870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Postal code
8645
SFOS number3335
LocalitiesBollingen, Busskirch, Curtiberg, Kempraten-Lenggis, Wagen, Wurmsbach
Surrounded byAltendorf (SZ), Bubikon (ZH), Eschenbach, Freienbach (SZ), Hombrechtikon (ZH), Kempraten, Lachen (SZ), Rapperswil, Rüti (ZH), Schmerikon, Tuggen (SZ), Wangen (SZ)
Websitewww.rapperswil-jona.ch
SFSO statistics

ReferencesEdit

  1. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 23 September 2009

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