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Neuchâtel (district)

former district in Switzerland

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 2017).[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
 (2017)
 • 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 2017)[1]
Area
km²
[2]
  Cornaux 1,586 4.72
  Cressier 1,873 8.55
  Enges 274 9.59
  Hauterive 2,650 2.12
  La Tène 4,954 5.44
  Le Landeron 4,647 10.31
  Lignières 952 12.51
  Neuchâtel 33,578 18.1
  Saint-Blaise 3,230 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 Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 17 September 2018
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010
  3. 3.0 3.1 Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 4 April 2011