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Most of the people in Wil speak German as their mother tongue (85.1%). As there is a high percentage of foreign nationals living there (25.8%), the second most commonly heard language in Wil is Albanian, followed by Italian. Over half the population of Wil attend the Roman Catholic church (53.8%) compared to 21.7% that attend the Swiss Reformed Church.
Wil today has three sites listed as Swiss heritage sites of national significance. They are the
Baronenhaus, the Dominican Abbey of St Katharina and Hof, the former seat of the Prince-Abbot.
Wil can be reached by train from Zürich on the line from Zürich-Winterthur to St Gallen.