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Rothenburg is a municipality in the district of Hochdorf in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.GeographyRothenburg has an area of 15.5km2. Of this area, 67.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 16.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 15.5% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.2%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains)., 16.56% of the total land area was forested. Of the agricultural land, 63.47% is used for farming or pastures, while 4.32% is used for orchards or vine crops. Of the settled areas, 5.86% is covered with buildings, 2.51% is industrial, 2% is classed as special developments, 0.71% is parks or greenbelts and 4.38% is transportation infrastructure. Of the unproductive areas, 0.06% is unproductive standing water (ponds or lakes), 0.13% is unproductive flowing water (rivers) andDemographicsRothenburg has a population of 7,032, of which 7.8% are foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 13.2%. Most of the population speaks German (94.1%), with Serbo-Croatian being second most common ( 1.2%) and Italian being third ( 1.0%).In the 2007 election the most popular party was the CVP which received 29.1% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SVP (25%), the FDP (21.1%) and the SPS (15.5%).The age distribution in Rothenburg is; 1,825 people or 25.6% of the population is 0–19 years old. 1,758 people or 24.7% are 20–39 years old, and 2,652 people or 37.2% are 40–64 years old. The senior population distribution is 696 people or 9.8% are 65–79 years old, 174 or 2.4% are 80–89 years old and 26 people or 0.4% of the population are 90+ years old.
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