Bülach District

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Bülach District
Bezirk Bülach
District
Location of Bülach District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Zürich
Capital Bülach
Area
 • Total 185.19 km2 (71.50 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)
 • Total 137,916
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 22

Coordinates: 47°40′N 8°34′E / 47.667°N 8.567°E / 47.667; 8.567 Bülach District (Bezirk Bülach) is one of 12 districts of the Canton of Zürich in Switzerland, with some 117,000 inhabitants the third largest in the canton. Its administrative capital is Bülach, the largest municipality is Kloten, the location of Zurich Airport. It includes the Rafzerfeld north of the Rhine, with Rafz, Wil, Hüntwangen and Wasterkingen.

The territory of Bülach has been controlled by Zürich since 1409, the remaining parts followed in the later 15th century (Eglisau 1496), with the exception of the Rafzerfeld, which was acquired by Zürich in 1651.

Municipalities[edit]

Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area, km²
Bachenbülach 3,743 4.25
Bassersdorf 11,318 9.02
Bülach 18,348 16.09
Dietlikon 7,219 4.26
Eglisau 4,934 9.07
Embrach 8,926 12.72
Freienstein-Teufen 2,287 8.32
Glattfelden 4,631 12.35
Hochfelden 2,008 6.16
Höri 2,634 4.85
Hüntwangen 1,005 4.97
Kloten 18,354 19.28
Lufingen 1,872 5.22
Nürensdorf 5,311 10.09
Oberembrach 1,094 10.20
Opfikon 16,338 5.61
Rafz 4,162 10.74
Rorbas 2,583 4.44
Wallisellen 14,787 6.50
Wasterkingen 572 3.95
Wil 1,312 8.94
Winkel 4,183 8.16
Total 137,916 185.19

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (German) accessed 11 March 2014

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