Rapperswil-Jona

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Rapperswil-Jona
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Coat of arms of Rapperswil-Jona
Coat of arms
Location of Rapperswil-Jona
Rapperswil-Jona is located in Switzerland
Rapperswil-Jona
Rapperswil-Jona
Rapperswil-Jona is located in Canton of St. Gallen
Rapperswil-Jona
Rapperswil-Jona
Coordinates: 47°13′N 8°49′E / 47.217°N 8.817°E / 47.217; 8.817Coordinates: 47°13′N 8°49′E / 47.217°N 8.817°E / 47.217; 8.817
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSt. Gallen
DistrictSee-Gaster
Government
 • ExecutiveStadtrat
with 7 members
 • MayorStadtpräsident (list)
Martin Stoeckling CVP/PDC
(as of February 2016)
Area
 • Total22.17 km2 (8.56 sq mi)
Elevation
409 m (1,342 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total26,995
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Postal code
8640
SFOS number3340
LocalitiesRapperswil, Jona, Bollingen, Busskirch, Curtiberg, Lenggis, Wagen, Wurmsbach
Surrounded byAltendorf (SZ), Bubikon (ZH), Eschenbach, Freienbach (SZ), Hombrechtikon (ZH), Lachen (SZ), Rüti (ZH), Schmerikon, Tuggen (SZ), Wangen (SZ)
Twin townsAalborg (Denmark), Bagno di Romagna (Italy)
Websitewww.rapperswil-jona.ch
SFSO statistics

Rapperswil-Jona (short: Rappi) is a municipality in See-Gaster in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. It is at the east side of Lake Zurich (Zürichsee). As of December 2016, 26,962 people lived there.

On 1 January 2007 the municipalities Rapperswil and Jona joined together to become the new municipality of Rapperswil-Jona.[3]

References[change | change source]

  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.
  3. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 23 September 2009

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