Horw

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Horw
Coat of arms of Horw
Coat of arms
Location of Horw
CountrySwitzerland
CantonLucerne
DistrictLucerne-Land
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 5 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Markus Hool FDP/PRD
 • ParliamentEinwohnerrat
with 30 members
Area
 • Total20.43 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Elevation
441 m (1,447 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,915
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal code
6048
SFOS number1058
LocalitiesSt. Niklausen, Kastanienbaum
Surrounded byHergiswil (NW), Kriens, Lucerne (Luzern), Meggen, Stansstad (NW)
Twin townsBratsch (Switzerland)
Websitewww.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. 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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