Meilen District

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Meilen District
Bezirk Meilen
District
Location of Meilen District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Zürich
Capital Meilen
Area
 • Total 84.64 km2 (32.68 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2016)
 • Total 102,280
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 11

Coordinates: 47°16′N 8°40′E / 47.267°N 8.667°E / 47.267; 8.667 Meilen District is one of the twelve districts of the German-speaking canton of Zurich, Switzerland. It lies to the south of the canton in the Pfannenstiel region, forming much of the northern shore of Lake Zurich. The district capital is the town of Meilen.

Municipalities[edit]

Meilen contains a total of eleven municipalities:

Municipality Population
(31 December 2016)[1]
Area, km²
Erlenbach 5,517 2.97
Herrliberg 6,300 8.97
Hombrechtikon 8,620 12.19
Küsnacht 14,192 12.35
Männedorf 10,830 4.78
Meilen 13,762 11.93
Oetwil am See 4,743 6.09
Stäfa 14,291 8.59
Uetikon am See 6,076 3.49
Zollikon 12,791 7.84
Zumikon 5,158 5.44
Total 102,280 84.64

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017