Vitznau

municipality in the canton of Lucerne, Switzerland

Vitznau is a municipality in the district of Lucerne-Land in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

Vitznau
Coat of arms of Vitznau
Location of Vitznau
Vitznau is located in Switzerland
Vitznau
Vitznau
Vitznau is located in Canton of Lucerne
Vitznau
Vitznau
Coordinates: 47°1′N 8°29′E / 47.017°N 8.483°E / 47.017; 8.483Coordinates: 47°1′N 8°29′E / 47.017°N 8.483°E / 47.017; 8.483
CountrySwitzerland
CantonLucerne
DistrictLucerne-Land
Government
 • MayorNoldi Küttel-Roder
Area
 • Total11.76 km2 (4.54 sq mi)
Elevation
438 m (1,437 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,379
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
6354
SFOS number1068
Surrounded byArth (SZ), Ennetbürgen (NW), Gersau (SZ), Weggis
Websitewww.vitznau.ch
Profile (in German), SFSO statistics

It occupies a narrow strip between the lake and the Rigi looming behind; one of the mountain railways to the summit starts in Vitznau.

Vitznau

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 Vitznau at Wikimedia Commons