Schenkon facts for kids
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|• Total||6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)|
|Elevation||522 m (1,713 ft)|
(Dec 2015 )
|• Density||410.0/km2 (1,062/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Eich, Geuensee, Gunzwil, Oberkirch, Sursee|
|Twin towns||Schenkenzell (Germany)|
Schenkon has an area of 6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi). Of this area, 67.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 17% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 14.8% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.4%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). In the 1997 land survey[update], 17.01% of the total land area was forested. Of the agricultural land, 61.39% is used for farming or pastures, while 6.51% is used for orchards or vine crops. Of the settled areas, 7.84% is covered with buildings, 0.74% is industrial, 0.59% is classed as special developments, 0.44% is parks or greenbelts and 5.18% is transportation infrastructure. Of the unproductive areas, 0.15% is unproductive flowing water (rivers) and 0.15% is other unproductive land.
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View from Schenkon bus stop over the village and Lake Sempach.
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