|this article treat Swiss municipality a settling, further meanings under a settling (term clarifying)|
|coat of arms|
|coordinates:|| 47° 7 ' n. Break. |
8° 44 ' o. L.
|Height:||882 m and. M.|
|Surface:||110,40 km ²|
|inhabitants:||13 ' 365 (31. December 2005)|
a settling is a municipality in the canton Schwyz. The municipality counts 13 ' 062 inhabitants (at the end of of 2004) and is identical to the district of the same name. It setsitself from the village a settling and the six localities (quarters) Bennau, Egg, Willerzell, Euthal, large and Trachslau together.
Admits is a settling by the baroque monastic church, the most important building of baroque of Switzerland with the grace chapel and a figure of the black Madonna, who enjoys large reputation among catholics.
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historythe Steinzeit and from the Bronzezeit were found in the past years.But existed at that time probably no firm settlements in this area.
The place of pilgrimage Maria Einsiedeln (in the Finstern forest) is closely connected to holy my wheel with the life. In the year 835 this is in the place, where today the grace chapel in thatMonastic church stands, a Klause and a chapel established, in order in the Einsiedelei God to serve (therefore it the place name a settling). After the legend my wheel 861 was killed by two vagrants. Thereupon are two Raben the murderers pursued and forwardsCourt led. For this reason coats of arms two Raben are shown on the a settler.
250 years long took Mark-elevator control-ridden with the Schwyzern, which led to the battle at the Morgarten (1315). The monastery lost approximately half of its areas to thoseSchwyzer. Different fires devastated several times monastery and village. 1798 plünderten the Frenchmen the monastery and devastated valuable mechanisms.
Thatbaroque monastery developed from 1674 to 1735 in three stages after the plans of Caspar Moosbrugger.
The Pilgerort is on the Jakob way and was in the past an important assembly point for the pilgrims after Santiago de Compostela. The Jakob wayreaches a settling of the inhabitant of zurich upper country ago over the Etzelpass, where itself also the chapel pc. My wheel finds.
A-settles is place of residence of different jenischer families. The authorities of a settling refused however co-operation with the welfare organization of children of the highway, whichfrom 1926 to 1973 jenischen families robbed the children.
a settling is not only a well-known wallfahrts, but also a winter sports place. Both village-own ski elevators, the Langlaufloipe Sweden footstep and the close convenient alpine ski haven places high Ybrig and Brunni (Alpthal) distinguish a settling.
The a settlers Skisprungschanzen were finished placed in the summer 2005 and to 12. /13. August 2005 on the occasion of the FIS summer Grand Prix a settling 2005 officially inaugurated.
The close Sihlsee, an artificial lake to the Sihl, loadsin the summer to bathing, Surfen or sails, in the winter he is free often also for the ice skate drivers. It supplies river for the Swiss federal courses (SBB) and protects the close, more deeply lain Zurich also against floods of the Sihl, those in former timeswith the thaw regularly to afflict maintained the inhabitants of zurich of worker and industrial areas.
The pilgrims find today no longer as numerous as in the past centuries in the monastery village.With it the now slowly visible structure clearing is connected in the hotel trade. At the same time a settling experiences an upswing with the daily tourism owing to its usually fog-free situation and the beautiful Voralpen landscape. Due to the high quality of life the number of inhabitants grows far at present faster than inState average.
every few years takes place before the monastery front a free light theatre - the “large world theatre”. Beside the monastery library by the world-famous architect Mario Botta a new library was established, which exclusively with architecture concern yourself. Admitsis also the chamfering night, which verwurzelt deeply is and their origin in to all one niches the customs has. In addition, at the same time influences from the Tirol and from Venice are noticeable. As the oldest custom finds since far over one hundred years at the “Güdelzischtig” (Tuesday afterRose Monday) the bread ejecting instead of. Beside the a settler Tüüfel are also the Johee, the Mummerie, the Bajass, the Ustrichler, domino and the Sühudi over long time provable.
famous a settlers
- Theophrast of high home, Paracelsus (1493 - 1541)
- My wheel Lienert (1865 - 1933), Swiss dialect poet
- Marcel Fässler (*27. May 1976), DTM Rennfahrer
- Andreas Küttel (*25. April 1979), ski Springer
- Artur become baggy (*9. December 1915), song composer
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|Commons: A-settle - pictures, videos and/or audio files|
- official Website of districtand municipality a settling
- article a settling in the historical encyclopedia of Switzerland
- article Egg (sp) in the historical encyclopedia of Switzerland
- Article Euthal in the historical encyclopedia of Switzerland
- Article large in the historical encyclopedia of Switzerland