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Stammheim, Zurich

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Stammheim
Village church in Unterstammheim
Coat of arms
Location of Stammheim
Stammheim
Stammheim
Stammheim
Stammheim
Coordinates: 47°38′N 8°47′E / 47.633°N 8.783°E / 47.633; 8.783Coordinates: 47°38′N 8°47′E / 47.633°N 8.783°E / 47.633; 8.783
CountrySwitzerland
CantonZurich
DistrictAndelfingen
Area
 • Total2,393 km2 (924 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total2,746
 • Density1.1/km2 (3.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
8476, 77, 68
SFOS number0292
Surrounded byBasadingen-Schlattingen (TG), Diessenhofen (TG), Wagenhausen (TG)
Websitewww.stammheim.ch
SFSO statistics

Stammheim is a municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. On 1 January 2019 the former municipalities of Oberstammheim, Unterstammheim and Waltalingen merged into the new municipality of Stammheim.[1]

History

Oberstammheim

In 2009, archaeologists announced the discovery of an Iron Age (late Hallstatt or early La Tène) tumulus burial, apparently of a Celtic nobleman. While there are comparable finds in Germany, the site is unique in Switzerland.[2]

Oberstammheim is first mentioned in 761 as Stamhaim. In 1212 it was mentioned as in Stamehein superiori.[3]

Geography

After the merger, Stammheim has an area, as of 2009, of 23.95 km2 (9.25 sq mi).[4]

Demographics

The new municipality has a population (as of December 2019) of 2,790.[5]

Aerial view (1964)
Aerial view (1964)

Historic Population

The historical population is given in the following chart:[6]

References

  1. ^ "Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz". www.bfs.admin.ch (in German). Bundesamt für Statistik. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  2. ^ Fürstengrab in Oberstammheim gefunden NZZ 21 August 2009.
  3. ^ Oberstammheim in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  4. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  5. ^ "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". bfs.admin.ch (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  6. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Bevölkerungsentwicklung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, 1850-2000 (in German) accessed 27 April 2016
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