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Coat of arms of Steckborn
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Thurgau
District Steckborn
 • Total 8.78 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 3,754
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Postal code 8266
SFOS number 4864
Surrounded by Berlingen, Gaienhofen (Germany), Homburg, Mammern, Öhningen (Germany), Raperswilen
SFSO statistics

Steckborn is a municipality and the capital city of the district of Steckborn in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.

Steckborn is near Lake Constance. In 2005, 3,398 people lived there.

History[change | change source]

People lived in the area around Steckborn already in the 100s. There are also Roman ruins of walls and other buildings. Probably in the 800s, the village became part of the territory of the monastery of Reichenau. This is the period when it is first written about.

Trivia[change | change source]

Other websites[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