Wipkingen

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The quarter of Wipkingen in Zürich
Limmat river in Wipkingen
Community hall (Kirchgemeindehaus Haus für das Volk) at the Limmat river, locality of the Zentrum für Migrationskirchen
Rosengartenstrasse, seen from Bucheggplatz
Several trains passing through Wipkingen tunnel

Wipkingen is a quarter in the district 10 in Zürich.

It was formerly a municipality of its own, having been incorporated into Zürich in 1893.

The quarter has a population of 15,446 distributed on an area of 2.11 km².

Zentrum für Migrationskirchen (literally: Centre for migration churches) comprises eight Protestant churches from four continents, situated in the the former church hall of the Evangelical Reformed Church of the Canton of Zürich in Zürich-Wipkingen, being an unique centre in Switzerland for the so-called migration churches.[1][2]

Transportation[edit]

Zurich Wipkingen railway station is a stop of the Zürich S-Bahn on the lines S2, S8 and S14. Its train station is a 3 minute ride from Zürich Hauptbahnhof.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Meier (2014-12-23). "Sie wollen uns den Glauben zurückbringen" (in German). Tages-Anzeiger. Retrieved 2014-12-25. 
  2. ^ Matthias Scharrer (2014-11-14). "Dinah Hess: «Alle haben ihre Eigenarten –aber alles gehört zusammen»" (in German). Limmattaler Zeitung. Retrieved 2014-12-25. 
This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

Coordinates: 47°23′33.61″N 8°31′24.34″E / 47.3926694°N 8.5234278°E / 47.3926694; 8.5234278