Neuchâtel District

former district in Switzerland
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Neuchâtel District is one of the six districts of the canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The district capital is the town of Neuchâtel. It has a population of 53,744 (as of 31 December 2020).[1]

Neuchâtel District
District de Neuchâtel
District
Location of Neuchâtel District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Neuchâtel
CapitalNeuchâtel
Dissolved1 January 2018
Area
 • Total80.02 km2 (30.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total53,744
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities9

MunicipalitiesEdit

The district has nine municipalities:

Coat of Arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2020)[1]
Area
km²
[2]
  Cornaux 1,587 4.72
  Cressier 1,892 8.55
  Enges 266 9.59
  Hauterive 2,636 2.12
  La Tène 5,176 5.44
  Le Landeron 4,642 10.31
  Lignières 979 12.51
  Neuchâtel 33,455 18.1
  Saint-Blaise 3,258 8.87
Total 53,744 80.21

MergersEdit

  • On 1 January 1966 the municipality of Landeron-Combes changed its name to Le Landeron.[3]
  • On 1 January 2009, Marin-Epagnier and Thielle-Wavre merged to form the new municipality of La Tène.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". bfs.admin.ch (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (in German) accessed 25 March 2010
  3. 3.0 3.1 Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 4 April 2011