Municipalities of the canton of Zürich

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Municipalities in the canton of Zürich

There are 169 municipalities in the Canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Municipalities (Politische Gemeinden) in Switzerland are grouped in districts (Bezirke), their capital municipalities are written in bold letters.

Mergers of municipalities[edit]

There were no changes between 1934 and 2013, but as of December 2014, there occurred in all two mergers as per 1 January 2014 and 1 January 2015.

List of the municipalities[edit]

There are listed the names of all the 171 municipalities as of 2013, i.e. before the in all two mergers in the modern history of the canton of Zürich occurred.


A[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Adlikon bei Andelfingen Adlikon 609 6.71 91 Andelfingen
Adliswil Adliswil 18,381 7.79 2,360 Horgen
Aesch Aesch (ZH) 1,182 5.24 226 Dietikon
Aeugst am Albis Aeugst am Albis 1,952 7.87 248 Affoltern
Affoltern am Albis Affoltern am Albis 11,540 10.56 1,093 Affoltern
Altikon Altikon 657 7.68 399 Winterthur
Andelfingen ZH Andelfingen 2,154 6.65 324 Andelfingen

B[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Bachenbülach Bachenbülach 4,064 4.25 956 Bülach
Bachs Bachs 598 9.12 66 Dielsdorf
Bäretswil Bäretswil 4,993 22.23 27 Hinwil
Bassersdorf Bassersdorf 18,848 9.02 2,676 Bülach
Bauma Bauma[3][4] 4,367 20.76 210 Pfäffikon
Benken Benken (ZH) 824 5.67 145 Andelfingen
Berg am Irchel Berg am Irchel 579 7.06 82 Andelfingen
Bertschikon bei Attikon Bertschikon[1][2] 1,084 9.64 112 Winterthur
Birmensdorf ZH Birmensdorf (ZH) 6,167 11.38 542 Dietikon
Bonstetten Bonstetten 5,279 7.42 711 Affoltern
Boppelsen Boppelsen 1,280 3.94 325 Dielsdorf
Brütten Brütten 2,031 6.67 304 Winterthur
Bubikon Bubikon 6,979 11.58 603 Hinwil
Buch am Irchel Buch am Irchel 923 10.26 90 Andelfingen
Buchs ZH Buchs (ZH) 6,152 5.87 1,048 Dielsdorf
Bülach Bülach 18,848 16.09 1,171 Bülach

D[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Dachsen Dachsen 2,001 2.69 744 Andelfingen
Dägerlen Dägerlen 979 7.90 124 Winterthur
Dällikon Dällikon 3,899 4.50 866 Dielsdorf
Dänikon Dänikon 1,944 2.80 694 Dielsdorf
Dättlikon Dättlikon 762 2.87 266 Winterthur
Dielsdorf Dielsdorf 5,909 5.86 1,008 Dielsdorf
Dietikon Dietikon 26,178 9.33 2,806 Dietikon
Dietlikon Dietlikon 7,564 4.26 1,776 Bülach
Dinhard Dinhard 1,482 7.15 207 Winterthur
Dorf ZH Dorf 643 5.55 116 Andelfingen
Dübendorf Dübendorf 26,264 13.61 1,930 Uster
Dürnten Dürnten 7,374 10.19 724 Hinwil

E[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Egg ZH Egg 8,330 14.48 575 Uster
Eglisau Eglisau 4,961 9.07 547 Bülach
Elgg Elgg 4,145 15.53 267 Winterthur
Ellikon an der Thur Ellikon an der Thur 907 4.92 184 Winterthur
Elsau Elsau 3,464 8.06 430 Winterthur
Embrach Embrach 9,084 12.72 714 Bülach
Erlenbach ZH Erlenbach (ZH) 5,443 2.97 1,833 Meilen

F[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Faellanden Fällanden 8,182 6.41 1,276 Uster
Fehraltorf Fehraltorf 6,309 9.54 661 Pfäffikon
Feuerthalen Feuerthalen 3,497 2.49 1,404 Andelfingen
Fischenthal Fischenthal 2,325 30.25 77 Hinwil
Flaach Flaach 1,361 10.16 134 Andelfingen
Flurlingen Flurlingen 1,420 2.40 592 Andelfingen
Freienstein-Teufen Freienstein-Teufen 2,305 8.32 277 Bülach

G[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Geroldswil Geroldswil 4,822 1.91 2,525 Dietikon
Glattfelden Glattfelden 4,824 12.35 391 Bülach
Gossau ZH Gossau (ZH) 9,756 18.28 534 Hinwil
Greifensee Greifensee 5,300 2.30 2,304 Uster
Grüningen ZH Grüningen 3,365 8.77 384 Hinwil

H[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Hagenbuch ZH Hagenbuch 1,112 8.17 136 Winterthur
Hausen am Albis Hausen am Albis 3,469 13.64 254 Affoltern
Hedingen Hedingen 3,645 6.59 553 Affoltern
Henggart Henggart 2,274 3.01 755 Andelfingen
Herrliberg Herrliberg 6,240 8.97 696 Meilen
Hettlingen ZH Hettlingen 3,065 5.87 522 Winterthur
Hinwil Hinwil 10,779 22.31 483 Hinwil
Hirzel Hirzel 2,131 9.68 220 Horgen
Hittnau Hittnau 3,640 12.92 282 Pfäffikon
Hochfelden Hochfelden 2,018 6.16 328 Bülach
Hofstetten bei Elgg Hofstetten (ZH) 482 8.85 54 Winterthur
Hombrechtikon Hombrechtikon 8,420 12.19 691 Meilen
Horgen Horgen 20,005 21.07 949 Horgen
Höri Höri 2,662 4.85 549 Bülach
Humlikon Humlikon 498 3.70 135 Andelfingen
Hüntwangen Hüntwangen 1,014 4.97 204 Bülach
Hütten ZH Hütten 905 7.24 125 Horgen
Hüttikon Hüttikon 703 1.60 439 Dielsdorf

I[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Illnau-Effretikon Illnau-Effretikon 16,271 25.28 644 Pfäffikon

K[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Kappel am Albis Kappel am Albis 1,014 7.87 129 Affoltern
Kilchberg ZH Kilchberg (ZH) 7,853 2.58 3,044 Horgen
Kleinandelfingen Kleinandelfingen 2,063 10.36 199 Andelfingen
Kloten Kloten 18,329 19.28 951 Bülach
Knonau Knonau 2,033 6.48 314 Affoltern
Küsnacht ZH Küsnacht (ZH) 13,820 12.35 1,119 Meilen
Kyburg Kyburg 405 7.58 53 Pfäffikon

L[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Langnau am Albis Langnau am Albis 7,413 8.66 856 Horgen
Laufen-Uhwiesen Laufen-Uhwiesen 1,635 6.27 261 Andelfingen
Lindau Lindau 5,386 11.96 450 Pfäffikon
Lufingen Lufingen 1,914 5.22 367 Bülach

M[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Männedorf Männedorf 10,522 4.78 2,201 Meilen
Marthalen Marthalen 1,986 14.11 141 Andelfingen
Maschwanden Maschwanden 664 4.67 142 Affoltern
Maur Maur 9,711 14.83 655 Uster
Meilen Meilen 13,209 11.93 1,107 Meilen
Mettmenstetten Mettmenstetten 4,463 13.11 340 Affoltern
Mönchaltorf Mönchaltorf 3,618 7.62 475 Uster

N[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Neerach Neerach 3,005 6.01 500 Dielsdorf
Neftenbach Neftenbach 5,498 14.95 368 Winterthur
Niederglatt Niederglatt 4,713 3.62 1,302 Dielsdorf
Niederhasli Niederhasli 9,028 11.24 803 Dielsdorf
Niederweningen Niederweningen 2,871 6.88 417 Dielsdorf
Nürensdorf Nürensdorf 5,383 10.09 533 Bülach

O[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Oberembrach Oberembrach 1,091 10.20 107 Bülach
Oberengstringen Oberengstringen 6,539 2.13 3,070 Dietikon
Oberglatt Oberglatt 6,632 8.29 800 Dielsdorf
Oberrieden ZH Oberrieden 5,016 2.76 1,817 Horgen
Oberstammheim Oberstammheim 1,154 9.36 123 Andelfingen
Oberweningen Oberweningen 1,823 4.86 375 Dielsdorf
Obfelden Obfelden 4,925 7.54 653 Affoltern
Oetwil am See Oetwil am See 4,581 6.09 752 Meilen
Oetwil an der Limmat Oetwil an der Limmat 2,310 2.76 837 Dietikon
Opfikon Opfikon 17,085 5.61 3,045 Bülach
Ossingen Ossingen 1,389 13.07 106 Andelfingen
Otelfingen Otelfingen 2,786 7.23 385 Dielsdorf
Ottenbach Ottenbach 2,542 4.98 510 Affoltern

P[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Pfäffikon ZH Pfäffikon 11,260 19.54 576 Pfäffikon
Pfungen Pfungen 3,655 4.99 732 Winterthur

R[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Rafz Rafz 4,235 10.74 394 Bülach
Regensberg Regensberg 489 2.39 205 Dielsdorf
Regensdorf Regensdorf 17,443 14.62 1,193 Dielsdorf
Rheinau ZH Rheinau 1,312 8.96 146 Andelfingen
Richterswil Richterswil 13,008 7.54 1,725 Horgen
Rickenbach ZH Rickenbach (ZH) 2,554 6.03 424 Winterthur
Rifferswil Rifferswil 999 6.50 154 Affoltern
Rorbas Rorbas 2,701 4.44 608 Bülach
Rümlang Rümlang 7,541 12.39 609 Dielsdorf
Rüschlikon Rüschlikon 5,573 2.94 1,896 Horgen
Russikon Russikon 4,197 14.37 292 Pfäffikon
Rüti ZH Rüti (ZH) 11,979 10.19 1,176 Hinwil

S[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Schlatt ZH Schlatt (ZH) 754 9.03 83 Winterthur
Schleinikon Schleinikon 730 5.65 129 Dielsdorf
Schlieren Schlieren 17,873 6.58 2,716 Dietikon
Schöfflisdorf Schöfflisdorf 1,384 4.05 342 Dielsdorf
Schönenberg ZH Schönenberg (ZH) 1,883 11.00 171 Horgen
Schwerzenbach Schwerzenbach 5,003 2.64 1,895 Uster
Seegräben Seegräben 1,399 3.75 373 Hinwil
Seuzach Seuzach 7,230 7.56 956 Winterthur
Stadel Stadel 2,159 12.85 168 Dielsdorf
Stäfa Stäfa 13,931 8.59 1,622 Meilen
Stallikon Stallikon 3,290 12.01 274 Affoltern
Steinmaur Steinmaur 3,376 9.39 360 Dielsdorf
Sternenberg Sternenberg[3][4] 351 8.75 40 Pfäffikon

T[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Thalheim an der Thur Thalheim an der Thur 916 6.44 142 Andelfingen
Thalwil Thalwil 17,610 5.53 3,184 Horgen
Trüllikon Trüllikon 1,013 9.52 106 Andelfingen
Truttikon Truttikon 463 4.42 105 Andelfingen
Turbenthal Turbenthal 4,441 25.07 177 Winterthur

U[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Uetikon am See Uetikon am See 5,948 3.49 1,704 Meilen
Uitikon Uitikon 3,960 4.38 904 Dietikon
Unterengstringen Unterengstringen 3,568 3.32 1,075 Dietikon
Unterstammheim Unterstammheim 898 7.32 123 Andelfingen
Urdorf Urdorf 9,611 7.62 1,261 Dietikon
Uster Uster 33,383 28.56 1,169 Uster

V[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Volken Volken 339 3.21 106 Andelfingen
Volketswil Volketswil 18,384 14.00 1,313 Uster

W[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Wädenswil Wädenswil 21,189 17.37 1,220 Horgen
Wald ZH Wald (ZH) 9,446 25.25 374 Hinwil
Wallisellen Wallisellen 15,315 6.50 2,356 Bülach
Waltalingen Waltalingen 675 7.25 93 Andelfingen
Wangen-Brüttisellen Wangen-Brüttisellen 7,632 7.90 966 Uster
Wasterkingen Wasterkingen 568 3.95 144 Bülach
Weiach Weiach 1,153 9.57 120 Dielsdorf
Weiningen ZH Weiningen (ZH) 4,407 5.41 815 Dietikon
Weisslingen Weisslingen 3,236 12.81 253 Pfäffikon
Wettswil am Albis Wettswil am Albis 4,711 3.77 1,250 Affoltern
Wetzikon Wetzikon 23,887 16.73 1,428 Hinwil
Wiesendangen Wiesendangen 4,955 9.68 512 Winterthur
Wil ZH Wil (ZH) 1,351 8.94 151 Bülach
Wila Wila 1,920 9.21 208 Pfäffikon
Wildberg Wildberg 991 10.83 92 Pfäffikon
Winkel Winkel 4,163 8.16 510 Bülach
Winterthur Winterthur 106,552 67.93 1,569 Winterthur

Z[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2014)[5]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Zell ZH Zell (ZH) 5,689 12.70 448 Winterthur
Zollikon Zollikon 12,517 7.84 1,597 Meilen
Zumikon Zumikon 5,132 5.44 943 Meilen
Zürich Zurich 390,474 91.88 4,250 Zürich


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bertschikon and Wiesendangen merged to Wiesendangen on 1 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Bertschikon" (in German). Zürcher Oberländer. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  3. ^ a b c Bauma and Sternenberg merged to Bauma on 1 January 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Dossier Sternenberg" (in German). Zürcher Oberländer. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (German) accessed 17 June 2015

Notes[edit]

Based on the article in the German Wikipedia.

Weblinks[edit]