Thurgau

The Canton of Thurgau (German: About this sound Thurgau (help·info), anglicized as Thurgovia) is a northeast canton of Switzerland.

It is named for the Thur River, and the name Thurgovia was historically used for a larger area, including part of this river's basin upstream of the modern canton. The area of what is now Thurgau was acquired as subject territories by the cantons of the Old Swiss Confederacy from the mid 15th century. Thurgau was first declared a canton in its own right at the formation of the Helvetic Republic in 1798.

The population, as of December 2013, is 260,278. In 2007, there were a total of 47,390 (or 19.9% of the population) who were resident foreigners. The capital is Frauenfeld.

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Formation Date 1500
Territory 991.02 (Sq. Km)
Population 260278
Conflict Name Initiation Year Termination Year Total Killed Total Casuality
Swiss peasant war of 1653 1653 1653 unknown unknown
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2013 991.02
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Date Population
2013 260278
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