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Kappel, Switzerland

Kappel is first mentioned in 1260 as Capella. In 1312 it was mentioned as Nydern Capellen to distinguish it from the village of Oberkappelen which it today Kestenholz.

                                               

Kestenholz

Kestenholz has an area, as of 2009, of 8.58 square kilometers 3.31 sq mi. Of this area, 4.5 km 2 1.7 sq mi or 52.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 3.27 km 2 1.26 sq mi or 38.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.81 km 2 0.31 sq mi ...

                                               

Kienberg, Switzerland

Kienberg has an area, as of 2009, of 8.53 square kilometers 3.29 sq mi. Of this area, 4.25 km 2 1.64 sq mi or 49.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 3.9 km 2 1.5 sq mi or 45.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.37 km 2 0.14 sq mi or ...

                                               

Kleinlutzel

Kleinlutzel is a municipality in the district of Thierstein in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. It is an exclave of the Canton of Solothurn, enclaved in the Canton of Basel-Country and Alsace.

                                               

Kriegstetten

Kriegstetten has an area, as of 2009, of 1.14 square kilometers 0.44 sq mi. Of this area, 0.5 km 2 0.19 sq mi or 43.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.1 km 2 0.039 sq mi or 8.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.53 km 2 0.20 sq m ...

                                               

Langendorf, Switzerland

Langendorf has an area, as of 2009, of 1.93 square kilometers 0.75 sq mi. Of this area, 0.77 km 2 0.30 sq mi or 39.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.22 km 2 0.085 sq mi or 11.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.95 km 2 0.37 sq ...

                                               

Laupersdorf

Laupersdorf is first mentioned in 968 as Luiperestorf which comes from an 11th Century copy of the earlier document. In 1179 it was mentioned as de Loppestorf.

                                               

Lohn-Ammannsegg

Lohn-Ammannsegg is a municipality in the district of Wasseramt in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. The municipality was formed in 1993 when Lohn and Ammannsegg united.

                                               

Lommiswil

Lommiswil has an area, as of 2009, of 5.78 square kilometers 2.23 sq mi. Of this area, 2.54 km 2 0.98 sq mi or 43.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.48 km 2 0.96 sq mi or 42.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.74 km 2 0.29 sq mi ...

                                               

Lostorf

Lostorf has an area, as of 2009, of 13.26 square kilometers 5.12 sq mi. Of this area, 5 km 2 1.9 sq mi or 37.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 6.47 km 2 2.50 sq mi or 48.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.83 km 2 0.71 sq mi or 1 ...

                                               

Lusslingen-Nennigkofen

Lusslingen-Nennigkofen is a municipality in the district of Bucheggberg, in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland. On 1 January 2013, Lusslingen and Nennigkofen merged to form Lusslingen-Nennigkofen.

                                               

Luterbach

Luterbach has an area, as of 2009, of 4.52 square kilometers 1.75 sq mi. Of this area, 1.63 km 2 0.63 sq mi or 36.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.18 km 2 0.46 sq mi or 26.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.57 km 2 0.61 sq mi ...

                                               

Luterkofen-Ichertswil

Luterkofen-Ichertswil is a municipality in the district of Bucheggberg, in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland. It was formed in 1961 from the merger of the two previously independent municipalities of Luterkofen and Ichertswil.

                                               

Luterswil-Gachliwil

Luterswil-Gachliwil is a municipality in the district of Bucheggberg, in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland. It was formed in 1994 from the merger of the two previously independent municipalities of Luterswil and Gachliwil.

                                               

Matzendorf

Matzendorf is first mentioned in 968 as Mazendorf though this comes from an 11th Century copy of the earlier document. In 1227 it was mentioned as apud Macindorf.

                                               

Meltingen

Meltingen has an area, as of 2009, of 5.75 square kilometers 2.22 sq mi. Of this area, 2.32 km 2 0.90 sq mi or 40.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 3.11 km 2 1.20 sq mi or 54.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.33 km 2 0.13 sq mi ...

                                               

Messen

Messen is a municipality in the district of Bucheggberg, in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland. On 1 January 2010 the municipalities of Balm bei Messen, Brunnenthal and Oberramsern merged into the municipality of Messen.

                                               

Mumliswil-Ramiswil

Mumliswil is first mentioned in 1145 as Mumliswilre and Mumliswilere. In 1194 it was mentioned as Mumeliswile. Ramiswil was first mentioned in 1147 as Rammolswlare, while in 1152 it was mentioned as Rammolswilare.

                                               

Neuendorf, Switzerland

Neuendorf has an area, as of 2009, of 7.16 square kilometers 2.76 sq mi. Of this area, 3.51 km 2 1.36 sq mi or 49.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.37 km 2 0.92 sq mi or 33.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.24 km 2 0.48 sq mi ...

                                               

Niederbuchsiten

Niederbuchsiten has an area, as of 2009, of 5.48 square kilometers 2.12 sq mi. Of this area, 3.03 km 2 1.17 sq mi or 55.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.96 km 2 0.76 sq mi or 35.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.5 km 2 0.19 ...

                                               

Nuglar-St. Pantaleon

Nuglar-St. Pantaleon has an area, as of 2009, of 6.34 square kilometers 2.45 sq mi. Of this area, 2.9 km 2 1.1 sq mi or 45.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.68 km 2 1.03 sq mi or 42.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.72 km 2 0 ...

                                               

Nunningen

Nunningen has an area, as of 2009, of 10.34 square kilometers 3.99 sq mi. Of this area, 4.28 km 2 1.65 sq mi or 41.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 5.12 km 2 1.98 sq mi or 49.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.88 km 2 0.34 sq m ...

                                               

Oberbuchsiten

Oberbuchsiten has an area, as of 2009, of 9.4 square kilometers 3.6 sq mi. Of this area, 3.62 km 2 1.40 sq mi or 38.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 4.67 km 2 1.80 sq mi or 49.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.03 km 2 0.40 sq ...

                                               

Obergerlafingen

Obergerlafingen has an area, as of 2009, of 1.52 square kilometers 0.59 sq mi. Of this area, 0.73 km 2 0.28 sq mi or 48.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.3 km 2 0.12 sq mi or 19.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.49 km 2 0.19 ...

                                               

Obergosgen

Obergosgen has an area, as of 2009, of 3.64 square kilometers 1.41 sq mi. Of this area, 1.48 km 2 0.57 sq mi or 40.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.07 km 2 0.41 sq mi or 29.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.77 km 2 0.30 sq m ...

                                               

Oekingen

Oekingen has an area, as of 2009, of 2.4 square kilometers 0.93 sq mi. Of this area, 1.53 km 2 0.59 sq mi or 63.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.6 km 2 0.23 sq mi or 25.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.32 km 2 0.12 sq mi or ...

                                               

Recherswil

Recherswil has an area, as of 2009, of 3.37 square kilometers 1.30 sq mi. Of this area, 1.86 km 2 0.72 sq mi or 55.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.74 km 2 0.29 sq mi or 22.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.7 km 2 0.27 sq mi ...

                                               

Rickenbach, Solothurn

Rickenbach has an area, as of 2009, of 2.76 square kilometers 1.07 sq mi. Of this area, 0.86 km 2 0.33 sq mi or 31.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.46 km 2 0.56 sq mi or 52.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.48 km 2 0.19 sq m ...

                                               

Riedholz

Following the merger, the new, larger municipality had an area as of 2011 of 7.2 km 2 2.8 sq mi. 43.6% was used for agricultural purposes and 39% was forested. Settlement areas took up 14.6% and the total unproductive area took up 2.8% of the tot ...

                                               

Rodersdorf

Rodersdorf has an area, as of 2009, of 5.34 square kilometers 2.06 sq mi. Of this area, 2.9 km 2 1.1 sq mi or 54.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.63 km 2 0.63 sq mi or 30.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.76 km 2 0.29 sq mi ...

                                               

Rohr, Solothurn

Rohr has an area, as of 2009, of 2.23 square kilometers 0.86 sq mi. Of this area, 1 km 2 0.39 sq mi or 44.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.12 km 2 0.43 sq mi or 50.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.12 km 2 30 acres or 5.4% i ...

                                               

Schnottwil

Schnottwil is first mentioned in 1264 as Snotenwiler mansus and as Snotenwilere molendinum, though both come from a 15th Century copy of the original. In 1398 it was mentioned as Schnottwil.

                                               

Starrkirch-Wil

Starrkirch-Wil has an area, as of 2009, of 1.84 square kilometers 0.71 sq mi. Of this area, 0.42 km 2 0.16 sq mi or 22.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.89 km 2 0.34 sq mi or 48.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.53 km 2 0.20 ...

                                               

Stusslingen

Stusslingen has an area, as of 2009, of 6.18 square kilometers 2.39 sq mi. Of this area, 3.03 km 2 1.17 sq mi or 49.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.2 km 2 0.85 sq mi or 35.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.91 km 2 0.35 sq m ...

                                               

Unterramsern

Unterramsern has an area, as of 2009, of 1.56 square kilometers 0.60 sq mi. Of this area, 0.97 km 2 0.37 sq mi or 62.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.45 km 2 0.17 sq mi or 28.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.11 km 2 27 acre ...

                                               

Walterswil, Solothurn

Walterswil has an area, as of 2009, of 4.48 square kilometers 1.73 sq mi. Of this area, 2.39 km 2 0.92 sq mi or 53.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.62 km 2 0.63 sq mi or 36.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.48 km 2 0.19 sq m ...

                                               

Wangen bei Olten

The construction of a six-meter 20 ft high minaret in Wangen in 2005 led to a constitutional ban on their construction on 29 November 2009. The approval involved the Turkish cultural Association, which filed an application for a building permit t ...

                                               

Welschenrohr

Welschenrohr is first mentioned in 1179 as Rore. An important watch manufacturing place up to the 1960s, its economy was heavily affected by the late 1960s watch crisis. Now, its economy specializes in fine mechanics.

                                               

Wisen

Wisen has an area, as of 2009, of 4.78 square kilometers 1.85 sq mi. Of this area, 2.59 km 2 1.00 sq mi or 54.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.92 km 2 0.74 sq mi or 40.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.29 km 2 0.11 sq mi or ...

                                               

Witterswil

Witterswil has an area, as of 2009, of 2.67 square kilometers 1.03 sq mi. Of this area, 1.75 km 2 0.68 sq mi or 65.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.53 km 2 0.20 sq mi or 19.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.37 km 2 0.14 sq m ...

                                               

Wolfwil

Wolfwil has an area, as of 2009, of 6.88 square kilometers 2.66 sq mi. Of this area, 3.73 km 2 1.44 sq mi or 54.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.95 km 2 0.75 sq mi or 28.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.92 km 2 0.36 sq mi o ...

                                               

Zuchwil

Zuchwil has an area, as of 2009, of 4.63 square kilometers 1.79 sq mi. Of this area, 1.15 km 2 0.44 sq mi or 24.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.89 km 2 0.34 sq mi or 19.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.45 km 2 0.95 sq mi o ...

                                               

Zullwil

Zullwil has an area, as of 2009, of 3.64 square kilometers 1.41 sq mi. Of this area, 1.6 km 2 0.62 sq mi or 44.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.67 km 2 0.64 sq mi or 45.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.35 km 2 0.14 sq mi or ...

                                               

Andwil

Andwil has an area, as of 2006, of 6.3 km 2 2.4 sq mi. Of this area, 68.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 20.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 9.6% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 1.6% is non-productive rivers or ...

                                               

Au, St. Gallen

Au has an area, as of 2006, of 4.7 km 2 1.8 sq mi. Of this area, 42% is used for agricultural purposes, while 4.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 47.8% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 5.9% is non-productive rivers or lakes. ...

                                               

Benken, St. Gallen

Benken has an area, as of 2006, of 16.4 km 2 6.3 sq mi. Of this area, 72.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 12.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 9.1% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 5.5% is non-productive rivers or ...

                                               

Berneck, St. Gallen

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Or a Vine Vert fructed Azure issuant from base of the second and twined around a stake Gules that is held by a Bear rampant Sable langued armed and in his virility of the third. The presence of a bear G ...

                                               

Butschwil-Ganterschwil

Butschwil-Ganterschwil is a municipality in the Wahlkreis of Toggenburg in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. On 1 January 2013 the former municipalities of Butschwil and Ganterschwil merged to form the new municipality of Butschwil-Ganters ...

                                               

Diepoldsau

Diepoldsau is first mentioned in 891 as Thiotpoldesouua. Schmitter is first mentioned in 1385. It was the crossing point for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany in the district of St. Gallen. Thousands of Jews were saved in spite of the overall Swiss polic ...

                                               

Ebnat-Kappel

Ebnat-Kappel has an area, as of 2006, of 43.6 km 2 16.8 sq mi. Of this area, 49% is used for agricultural purposes, while 42.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5.2% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 2.9% is non-productive rive ...