Au, Zurich

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Former municipality of Switzerland
Au -
Country Switzerland
Canton Zurich
District Horgen
Municipality Wädenswil
Coordinates 47°14.46′N 8°38.42′E / 47.24100°N 8.64033°E / 47.24100; 8.64033Coordinates: 47°14.46′N 8°38.42′E / 47.24100°N 8.64033°E / 47.24100; 8.64033
Population 4,979 (2007)
- Density 4,979 /km2 (12,896 /sq mi)
Area 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Elevation 408 m (1,339 ft)
Postal code 8804
Surrounded by Hirzel, Horgen, Wädenswil
Au is located in Switzerland
For other uses, see Au.
The village of Au and Au peninsula as seen from Felsenegg (2009)
Werdmüller estate on the peninsula (2009)

Au is a village in the municipality Wädenswil in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland.

First mentioned in the year 1130 as «Naglikon» and 1316 as «Owe», Au belongs politically to the urban area of the south-eastern city of Wädenswil on Lake Zurich.


Au ZH railway station is a stop of the S-Bahn Zürich on the line S8.

The Au peninsula is a known touristic destination and has a stop of the Zürichsee-Schifffahrtsgesellschaft.


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Media related to Au ZH at Wikimedia Commons