Schwarzenberg, Switzerland facts for kids
|• Total||39.25 km2 (15.15 sq mi)|
|Elevation||823 m (2,700 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2015 )|
|• Density||43.414/km2 (112.44/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Alpnach (OW), Entlebuch, Hergiswil (NW), Kriens, Malters, Werthenstein|
Schwarzenberg has an area of 39.2 km2 (15.1 sq mi). Of this area, 36.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 53.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (6.9%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). In the 1997 land survey[update], 53.79% of the total land area was forested. Of the agricultural land, 36.34% is used for farming or pastures, while 0.33% is used for orchards or vine crops. Of the settled areas, 1.45% is covered with buildings, 0.13% is industrial, 0.1% is classed as special developments, 0.05% is parks or greenbelts and 0.94% is transportation infrastructure. Of the unproductive areas, 0.87% is unproductive flowing water (rivers) and 5.99% is other unproductive land.
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