Steckborn

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Steckborn
Coat of arms of Steckborn
Location of Steckborn
Steckborn is located in Switzerland
Steckborn
Steckborn
Steckborn is located in Canton of Thurgau
Steckborn
Steckborn
Coordinates: 47°40′N 8°59′E / 47.667°N 8.983°E / 47.667; 8.983Coordinates: 47°40′N 8°59′E / 47.667°N 8.983°E / 47.667; 8.983
CountrySwitzerland
CantonThurgau
DistrictSteckborn
Area
 • Total8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Elevation
400 m (1,300 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,753
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
8266
SFOS number4864
Surrounded byBerlingen, Gaienhofen (Germany), Homburg, Mammern, Öhningen (Germany), Raperswilen
Websitewww.steckborn.ch
SFSO statistics
Steckborn

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 already lived in the area around Steckborn 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.

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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.

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