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Eglisau

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Eglisau is a municipality in the district of Bülach in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.HistoryEglisau is first mentioned in 892 as several independent farm houses known as Ouwa. In 1238 it was mentioned as Owe, in 1304 as ze Seglinger Owe, in 1332 as ze Eglins Owe and in 1352 as ze Eglisowe.It is located at the crossing of two major transport routes. The location along both sides of the Rhine river allowed it to dominate locate ship traffic. It was also the site of a bridge which made the north-south road between the Klettgau and the Zürichgau. This important location made it the home of the Zürich appointed Landvogt and led to it becoming a market town.GeographyEglisau has an area of 9.1km2. Of this area, 35.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 41.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 15.9% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (7.4%) is non-productive (rivers, etc.).The municipality sits on the banks of the Rhine and has historically been an important bridge over the river. It is made up of the sections of Städtli, Burg, Steig and Wiler on the right bank and the section of Seglingen with the hamlet of Tössriedern on the left bank.DemographicsEglisau has a population of. As of 2007, 16.6% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 33.1%. Most of the population speaks German, with Italian being second most common and Albanian being third .
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