Neuchâtel (district)

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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
(2016)
 • Total53,923
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities9

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 53,923 (as of 31 December 2016).[1]

Municipalities[change | change source]

The district has nine municipalities:

Coat of Arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2016)[1]
Area
km²
[2]
Cornaux Cornaux 1,594 4.72
Cressier Cressier 1,921 8.55
Enges Enges 274 9.59
Hauterive Hauterive 2,639 2.12
La Tène La Tène 4,967 5.44
Le Landeron Le Landeron 4,559 10.31
Lignières Lignières 965 12.51
Neuchâtel Neuchâtel 33,772 18.1
Saint-Blaise Saint-Blaise 3,232 8.87
Total 53,923 80.21

Mergers[change | change source]

  • 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]

References[change | change source]

  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 30 August 2017
  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