Canton work living
|canton work living|
|surface:|| 298 km ²|
|inhabitants:|| 73 ' 900 (2004)|
|population density:|| 248 Einw. /km ²|
|entry to the confederation:||1501|
|Website:||Canton work living|
Table of contents
the canton work living is the northernmost canton of Switzerland. North of Rhine been located, of the part of stone, small with exception, at the Rhine (castle), the canton at 3 sides is surrounded by the Federal Republic of Germany. In the canton work livingis besides the German Exklave le singing on the high Rhine.
The Randen, a Ausläufer law, lends a hilly character (344-912 m to the canton work living and. M.). The edge heights are to a large extent covered with forest. Therefore is thatCanton work living apart from the canton law the forest-richest canton.
South the Randen lies a fruitful, flat valley, the Klettgau, which was formed forwards over 50 ' 000 years by the Urrhein. In the Klettgau Reb and agriculture are predominantly operated.
the canton work living belonged to the marketing area Zurich and is economically closely connected with the neighbour canton Zurich.
The traditional, economic emphasis was of center 19. Century to approx. 1970 the heavy industry, represents by the Swiss industrial company (VICTORY) and George Fischer (AP).
the canton work living received its first rail connection to 1857, in form of the NOB - distance Winterthur work living (today SBB). For instance in east west direction the canton becomes since 1863 of the high Rhine railroad line of the railway of the Grand Duchy bathing(today German course) opened. Further NOB distances followed 1895 (after Feuerthalen Etzwilen) and 1897 (Neuhausen Eglisau over German area). These five railway branches outgoing from the city work living form also today the backbone of the Eisenbahnverkehrs in the canton.
The distances of that are served Rapid-transit railway Zurich (S22, S33), the rapid-transit railway pc. Gallen (S3), the SBB Regionalzügen work living stone on the Rhine, the railway regional courses Erzingen singing, as well as IRISH Basel singing (Ulm). Direct international connections offer the intertown center - to connections Stuttgart Zurich Milano.
In north south direction the national route N4 runs, up by the cantonCanton area to a large extent as motor road A4 developed is and of the border crossing uppersaved, by the city work living on the Rhine bridge after Flurlingen (and further to the A1 to Winterthur) in the canton Zurich leads.
- George Fischer AG industrial trust
- VICTORYGetting thing Ltd. headoffice
- internationally Watch company (IWC) headoffice
- IVF Hartmann AG
cities and some places
- work living, 33 ' 764 inhabitants (2002)
- Neuhausen at the case of Rhine, 10 ' 046 inhabitants (2002)
- Thayngen, 4 ' 086 inhabitants (2002)
- Beringen, 3 ' 102 inhabitants (2002)
- Stone on the Rhine, 3 ' 090 inhabitants (2002)
- Hallau, 2 ' 029 inhabitants (2002)
- Neunkirch, 1 of ' 754 inhabitants (2002)
- Schleitheim, 1 ' of 725 inhabitants (2002)
- Wilchingen, 1 of ' 286 inhabitants (2002)
- Ramsen, 1 ' of 279 inhabitants (2002)
- Löhningen, 1 of ' 131 inhabitants (2002)
further municipalities see: Work living [work on]
are municipalities of the canton in the canton work living no more districts. See also: Earlier work houses of districts
Web on the left of
- official Website of the canton work living
- public records of the canton work living
- city archives work living
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