Rahul Sharma

Henggart

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Country  Switzerland
District  Andelfingen
Elevation  440 m
Population  2,068 (31 Dec 2008)
Canton  Zurich
SFOS number  0031
Local time  Thursday 6:19 PM
Postal code  8444
Henggart
Surrounded by  Dägerlen, Hettlingen, Humlikon, Neftenbach
Website  www.henggart.ch SFSO statistics
Weather  10°C, Wind W at 16 km/h, 89% Humidity

Henggart is a municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Contents

Map of Henggart, Switzerland

History

Henggart is first mentioned in 1228 as de Hengart.

Geography

Henggart has an area of 3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi). Of this area, 56.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 19.9% is forested. The rest of the land, (23.5%) is settled.

Demographics

Henggart has a population (as of 31 December 2015) of 2,250. As of 2007, 7.9% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 31.4%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (94.4%), with Albanian being second most common ( 1.5%) and Italian being third ( 1.0%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 45.8% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SPS (14.3%), the FDP (11.5%) and the CSP (11.4%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 26.3% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 61.9% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 11.8%. In Henggart about 85.6% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

Henggart has an unemployment rate of 1.57%. As of 2005, there were 35 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 14 businesses involved in this sector. 67 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 14 businesses in this sector. 248 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 48 businesses in this sector. The historical population is given in the following table:

Transportation

Henggart railway station is a stop of the S-Bahn Zürich on the line S33.

References

Henggart Wikipedia


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