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Freienwil
Country Switzerland Coat of Arms of Freienwil
Canton Aargau
District Baden
47°30′N 8°20′E / 47.5°N 8.333°E / 47.5; 8.333Coordinates: 47°30′N 8°20′E / 47.5°N 8.333°E / 47.5; 8.333
Population 860 (2006)
  - Density 216 /km2 (558 /sq mi)
Area 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Postal code 5423
SFOS number 4028
Surrounded by Lengnau, Obersiggenthal, Unterehrendingen, Oberehrendingen, Distomo
Website www.freienwil.ch
SFSO statistics
Freienwil is located in Switzerland
Freienwil

Freienwil is a municipality in the district of Baden in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland.

The village lies in the eastern edge of the Siggenbergs in a valley between the Limmat and the Surb valleys. The Rickenback is the main stream. The commune has a kindergarten school, primary, a middle and a secondary school. The secondary school is in Lengnau and the district school is in Endingen. The canton school is in Baden and Wettingen.

The local economy is limited to a number of jobs in agriculture, in trade and within the service range. Most employed persons are commuters and work in Baden and Zürich.

It was first mentioned in 1230 as Friginwillare.

Freienwil lies on the little-used Kantonsstrasse between Ennetbaden and Lengnau. The village is served by the once an hour postbus (every 30 minutes at peak) operating on the Baden–Endingen–Döttingen route.

Historical population

Population growth
  • 1400: around 70
  • 1710: around 200
  • 1850: 505
  • 1900: 370
  • 1950: 416
  • 1960: 366
  • 1970: 464
  • 1980: 489
  • 1990: 641
  • 2000: 753
  • 2006: 896

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