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Regensberg

Regensberg Introduction

Regensberg is located in the Dielsdorf district, in the Zurich Canton, in the country of Switzerland. This municipality is situated to Dielsdorf’s west, and it is on a Lagern ridge. It has a population of just under 500.

History 

Regensberg was established as a fortified settlement on a hilltop, and it was founded in the mid-1200s. Baron Luthold founded the settlement. The fortifications incorporate a high tower that dates from the 1500s or 1600s and a water well. The church dates from 1200s, and it was redeveloped in the early 1500s. 

During the 1200s, the relations between Zurich and the Regensberg barons became somewhat strained. Around this time, the barons started to fight with the Habsburgs over the land inheritance of what was left behind by the Kyburg family. The arguments eventually led to war in 1267, and the barons fought the combined Habsburg and Zurich forces. The barons lost out, and they started to decline in power extremely rapidly. They lost most of their influence over next five decades. In the early 1300s, the Habsburgs bought Regensberg.

Geography 

Regensberg has a total area of less than one square mile. Out of this total area, about 35% is put to use for agriculture, and about 57% is covered in forest. The remainder of the land (about 9%) is settled.

Demographics 

When it was measured in 2013, Regensberg had a population of less than 500. When it was measured in 2007, a little over 16% of the population was composed of foreign nationals. Over the last decade the population has decreased at about a negative 1% rate. The majority of the population is German-speaking (about 93%). French is the 2nd most commonly spoken language (about 2%), and English is the 3rd most commonly spoken language (about 1%). 

Regensberg has an unemployment rate of about 1.5%.

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