Horgen District

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Horgen District

Bezirk Horgen
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Zürich
CapitalHorgen
Area
 • Total104.16 km2 (40.22 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2018)
 • Total124,801
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities9

Coordinates: 47°14′N 8°36′E / 47.233°N 8.600°E / 47.233; 8.600 Horgen District is a district of Canton of Zürich in Switzerland. The district is located in the Zimmerberg and Sihl Valley region; its capital is the town of Horgen. The district consists of 11 municipalities and has a population of 124,801 (as of 31 December 2018) and an area of 104.16 km2 (40.22 sq mi).

Municipalities[edit]

Municipality Population
(31 December 2018)[1]
Area, km²
Adliswil 18,769 7.79
Horgen-Sihlbrugg Dorfa 22,665 21.07
Kilchberg 8,858 2.58
Langnau am Albis 7,547 8.66
Oberrieden 5,083 2.76
Richterswil-Samstagerna 13,513 7.54
Rüschlikon 6,035 2.94
Thalwil 17,990 5.53
Wädenswil 21,621 17.37
Total 124,801 104.16
^a Sihlbrugg Dorf and Samstagern are both significant villages that are not independent municipalities.

Mergers[edit]

  • On 1 January 2018 the former municipality of Hirzel merged into the municipality of Horgen.
  • On 1 January 2019 the former municipalities of Hütten and Schönenberg merged into the municipality of Wädenswil.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019