Einsiedeln

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Einsiedeln
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Coat of arms of Einsiedeln
Coat of arms
Location of Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln is located in Switzerland
Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln is located in Canton of Schwyz
Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln
Coordinates: 47°7′N 8°44′E / 47.117°N 8.733°E / 47.117; 8.733Coordinates: 47°7′N 8°44′E / 47.117°N 8.733°E / 47.117; 8.733
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSchwyz
DistrictEinsiedeln
Area
 • Total110.40 km2 (42.63 sq mi)
Elevation
882 m (2,894 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total15,550
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Postal code
8840
SFOS number1301
LocalitiesBennau, Egg, Euthal, Gross, Trachslau, Willerzell and Biberbrugg (shared with the municipality Feusisberg)
Surrounded byAlpthal, Altendorf, Feusisberg, Freienbach, Innerthal, Oberägeri (ZG), Oberiberg, Rothenthurm, Unteriberg, Vorderthal
Websitewww.einsiedeln.ch
SFSO statistics

Einsiedeln is a municipality and district in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. It is known for its monastery, the Benedictine Einsiedeln Abbey, founded in the 10th century.

Villages[change | change source]

The municipality has six villages: Bennau, Egg, Willerzell, Euthal, Gross and Trachslau. The village of Biberbrugg is shared with the municipality of Feusisberg.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Bilanz der ständigen Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Staatsangehörigkeit (Kategorie), Geschlecht und demographischen Komponenten". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 12 January 2019.

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