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|coordinates:|| 47° 29 ' n. Break. |
8° 52 ' o. L.
|Height:||530 m and. M.|
|Surface:||15,53 km ²|
|inhabitants:||3700 (31. December 2005)|
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Elgg ZH lies in the upper Eulachtal, approximately twelve kilometers east of Winterthur, directly at the border to the canton Thurgau. Elgg belonged to six historical inhabitants of zurich the land small towns, is however its own village full charm, personality and high quality of life.
the 3700 the inhabitants and inhabitant are active in innumerable associations, can profit and find from a well developed infrastructure in the surrounding local recreation areas relaxation, peace and nature.
municipality president are Ernst Knellwolf (SVP).
Elgg is traffic-technically well opened, is it nevertheless because of the SBB line Winterthur - for pc. Gallen. The motorway connections Aadorf/Matzingen, upper Winterthur, and Attikon can be attained within fewer minutes comfortably.
objects of interest
the Elggerinnen and the Elgger are proud on its residence. Who the old village center with its singular four lanes, which beautiful latch plate houses and the steeped in tradition lime tree place it knows knows why.
far around admit are Elgg for its traditional custom on ashtray Wednesday: the “Äschli”, a removal with historical garbs, which for the first time at the beginning of 16. Century one celebrated. Likewise for centuries exists forest handling, which one can quite from social event designate.
Still to mention is the Heimatmuseeum of Elgg, which does not have always openly!
The annual Klaus market on Friday before that 6. December is marvelous!
In each case market day with fresh products on Saturday, which were produced mostly in Elgg, is from April to at the beginning of Decembers.
Web on the left of
- official Website of the municipality Elgg
- statistic data of the canton to the municipality Elgg
- article Elgg in the historical encyclopedia of Switzerland
- municipality Elgg in the GIS of the canton Zurich
- official Website of the reformed Kirchgemeinde Elgg
Altikon | Bertschikon | Brütten | Dägerlen | Dättlikon | DIN hard | Elgg | Ellikon to the Thur | Elsau | Hagenbuch | Hettlingen | Hofstetten | Neftenbach | Pfungen | Rickenbach | Schlatt | Seuzach | Turbenthal | Meadow-hired | Winterthur | Cell
coordinates: 47° 30 ' N, 8° 52 ' O