Horw

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Horw
Coat of arms of Horw
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Lucerne
District Lucerne-Land
Government
 • Executive Gemeinderat
with 5 members
 • Mayor Gemeindepräsident
Markus Hool FDP
 • Parliament Einwohnerrat
with 30 members
Area[1]
 • Total 12.86 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Elevation 441 m (1,447 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 13,884
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Postal code 6048
SFOS number 1058
Localities St. Niklausen, Kastanienbaum
Surrounded by Hergiswil (NW), Kriens, Lucerne (Luzern), Meggen, Stansstad (NW)
Twin towns Bratsch (Switzerland)
Website www.horw.ch
Profile (German), SFSO statistics

Horw (Swiss German: Horb) is a municipality of the district Lucerne-Land in the Swiss canton of Lucerne.

View to Horw from Pilatus

References[change | change source]

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2017

Other websites[change | change source]

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