Meilen District

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Meilen District

Bezirk Meilen
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Zürich
CapitalMeilen
Area
 • Total84.64 km2 (32.68 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2018)
 • Total104,412
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities11

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 2018)[1]
Area, km²
Erlenbach 5,618 2.97
Herrliberg 6,391 8.97
Hombrechtikon 8,757 12.19
Küsnacht 14,397 12.35
Männedorf 11,243 4.78
Meilen 14,220 11.93
Oetwil am See 4,817 6.09
Stäfa 14,497 8.59
Uetikon am See 6,176 3.49
Zollikon 13,012 7.84
Zumikon 5,284 5.44
Total 104,412 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 23 September 2019