Municipalities of the canton of Zürich

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There are 167 municipalities in the Canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Municipalities in the canton of Zürich

In general, municipalities (German: 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 2016, there occurred in all four mergers as per 1 January 2014, 1 January 2015, 1 January 2016 and 1 January 2017.

List of the municipalities[edit]

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

A[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Adlikon bei Andelfingen Adlikon 662 6.71 99 Andelfingen
Adliswil Adliswil 18,551 7.79 2,381 Horgen
Aesch Aesch (ZH) 1,198 5.24 229 Dietikon
Aeugst am Albis Aeugst am Albis 1,986 7.87 252 Affoltern
Affoltern am Albis Affoltern am Albis 11,695 10.56 1,107 Affoltern
Altikon Altikon 655 7.68 405 Winterthur
Andelfingen ZH Andelfingen 2,168 6.65 326 Andelfingen

B[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Bachenbülach Bachenbülach 4,026 4.25 947 Bülach
Bachs Bachs 585 9.12 64 Dielsdorf
Bäretswil Bäretswil 4,958 22.23 26 Hinwil
Bassersdorf Bassersdorf 19,342 9.02 2,720 Bülach
Bauma Bauma[3][4] 4,367 20.76 210 Pfäffikon
Benken Benken (ZH) 859 5.67 151 Andelfingen
Berg am Irchel Berg am Irchel 567 7.06 80 Andelfingen
Bertschikon bei Attikon Bertschikon[1][2] 1,084 9.64 112 Winterthur
Birmensdorf ZH Birmensdorf (ZH) 6,235 11.38 548 Dietikon
Bonstetten Bonstetten 5,322 7.42 717 Affoltern
Boppelsen Boppelsen 1,317 3.94 334 Dielsdorf
Brütten Brütten 2,006 6.67 301 Winterthur
Bubikon Bubikon 7,027 11.58 607 Hinwil
Buch am Irchel Buch am Irchel 961 10.26 94 Andelfingen
Buchs ZH Buchs (ZH) 6,269 5.87 1,068 Dielsdorf
Bülach Bülach 19,342 16.09 1,202 Bülach

D[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Dachsen Dachsen 1,986 2.69 738 Andelfingen
Dägerlen Dägerlen 1,014 7.90 128 Winterthur
Dällikon Dällikon 3,950 4.50 878 Dielsdorf
Dänikon Dänikon 1,888 2.80 674 Dielsdorf
Dättlikon Dättlikon 745 2.87 260 Winterthur
Dielsdorf Dielsdorf 5,917 5.86 1,010 Dielsdorf
Dietikon Dietikon 26,633 9.33 2,855 Dietikon
Dietlikon Dietlikon 7,605 4.26 1,785 Bülach
Dinhard Dinhard 1,490 7.15 208 Winterthur
Dorf ZH Dorf 627 5.55 113 Andelfingen
Dübendorf Dübendorf 26,759 13.61 1,966 Uster
Dürnten Dürnten 7,392 10.19 725 Hinwil

E[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Egg ZH Egg 8,378 14.48 579 Uster
Eglisau Eglisau 5,021 9.07 554 Bülach
Elgg Elgg 4,209 15.53 271 Winterthur
Ellikon an der Thur Ellikon an der Thur 885 4.92 180 Winterthur
Elsau Elsau 3,477 8.06 431 Winterthur
Embrach Embrach 9,143 12.72 719 Bülach
Erlenbach ZH Erlenbach (ZH) 5,472 2.97 1,842 Meilen

F[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Faellanden Fällanden 8,340 6.41 1,301 Uster
Fehraltorf Fehraltorf 6,292 9.54 660 Pfäffikon
Feuerthalen Feuerthalen 3,564 2.49 1,431 Andelfingen
Fischenthal Fischenthal 2,425 30.25 80 Hinwil
Flaach Flaach 1,357 10.16 134 Andelfingen
Flurlingen Flurlingen 1,437 2.40 599 Andelfingen
Freienstein-Teufen Freienstein-Teufen 2,303 8.32 277 Bülach

G[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Geroldswil Geroldswil 4,858 1.91 2,543 Dietikon
Glattfelden Glattfelden 4,945 12.35 400 Bülach
Gossau ZH Gossau (ZH) 9,744 18.28 533 Hinwil
Greifensee Greifensee 5,360 2.30 2,330 Uster
Grüningen ZH Grüningen 3,358 8.77 383 Hinwil

H[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Hagenbuch ZH Hagenbuch 1,107 8.17 135 Winterthur
Hausen am Albis Hausen am Albis 3,476 13.64 255 Affoltern
Hedingen Hedingen 3,655 6.59 555 Affoltern
Henggart Henggart 2,250 3.01 748 Andelfingen
Herrliberg Herrliberg 6,289 8.97 701 Meilen
Hettlingen ZH Hettlingen 3,113 5.87 530 Winterthur
Hinwil Hinwil 10,830 22.31 485 Hinwil
Hirzel Hirzel[7] 2,145 9.68 222 Horgen
Hittnau Hittnau 3,608 12.92 279 Pfäffikon
Hochfelden Hochfelden 1,989 6.16 323 Bülach
Hofstetten bei Elgg Hofstetten (ZH) 481 8.85 54 Winterthur
Hombrechtikon Hombrechtikon 8,463 12.19 694 Meilen
Horgen Horgen[7] 20,164 21.07 957 Horgen
Höri Höri 2,639 4.85 544 Bülach
Humlikon Humlikon 504 3.70 136 Andelfingen
Hüntwangen Hüntwangen 1,013 4.97 204 Bülach
Hütten ZH Hütten 898 7.24 124 Horgen
Hüttikon Hüttikon 879 1.60 549 Dielsdorf

I[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Illnau-Effretikon Illnau-Effretikon[5][6] 16,298 25.28 645 Pfäffikon

K[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Kappel am Albis Kappel am Albis 1,029 7.87 131 Affoltern
Kilchberg ZH Kilchberg (ZH) 8,077 2.58 3,131 Horgen
Kleinandelfingen Kleinandelfingen 2,068 10.36 200 Andelfingen
Kloten Kloten 18,412 19.28 955 Bülach
Knonau Knonau 2,094 6.48 323 Affoltern
Küsnacht ZH Küsnacht (ZH) 13,796 12.35 1,117 Meilen
Kyburg Kyburg[5][6] 411 7.58 54 Pfäffikon

L[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Langnau am Albis Langnau am Albis 7,449 8.66 860 Horgen
Laufen-Uhwiesen Laufen-Uhwiesen 1,639 6.27 261 Andelfingen
Lindau Lindau 5,379 11.96 450 Pfäffikon
Lufingen Lufingen 2,066 5.22 396 Bülach

M[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Männedorf Männedorf 10,588 4.78 2,215 Meilen
Marthalen Marthalen 1,950 14.11 138 Andelfingen
Maschwanden Maschwanden 638 4.67 137 Affoltern
Maur Maur 9,873 14.83 666 Uster
Meilen Meilen 13,515 11.93 1,133 Meilen
Mettmenstetten Mettmenstetten 4,659 13.11 355 Affoltern
Mönchaltorf Mönchaltorf 3,670 7.62 482 Uster

N[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Neerach Neerach 3,044 6.01 506 Dielsdorf
Neftenbach Neftenbach 5,500 14.95 368 Winterthur
Niederglatt Niederglatt 4,751 3.62 1,312 Dielsdorf
Niederhasli Niederhasli 9,085 11.24 808 Dielsdorf
Niederweningen Niederweningen 2,856 6.88 415 Dielsdorf
Nürensdorf Nürensdorf 5,464 10.09 542 Bülach

O[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Oberembrach Oberembrach 1,066 10.20 105 Bülach
Oberengstringen Oberengstringen 6,549 2.13 3,075 Dietikon
Oberglatt Oberglatt 6,789 8.29 819 Dielsdorf
Oberrieden ZH Oberrieden 5,027 2.76 1,821 Horgen
Oberstammheim Oberstammheim 1,173 9.36 125 Andelfingen
Oberweningen Oberweningen 1,796 4.86 370 Dielsdorf
Obfelden Obfelden 5,007 7.54 664 Affoltern
Oetwil am See Oetwil am See 4,661 6.09 765 Meilen
Oetwil an der Limmat Oetwil an der Limmat 2,363 2.76 856 Dietikon
Opfikon Opfikon 18,482 5.61 3,294 Bülach
Ossingen Ossingen 1,422 13.07 109 Andelfingen
Otelfingen Otelfingen 2,777 7.23 384 Dielsdorf
Ottenbach Ottenbach 2,566 4.98 515 Affoltern

P[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Pfäffikon ZH Pfäffikon 11,439 19.54 585 Pfäffikon
Pfungen Pfungen 3,750 4.99 752 Winterthur

R[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Rafz Rafz 4,341 10.74 404 Bülach
Regensberg Regensberg 465 2.39 195 Dielsdorf
Regensdorf Regensdorf 18,010 14.62 1,232 Dielsdorf
Rheinau ZH Rheinau 1,316 8.96 147 Andelfingen
Richterswil Richterswil 13,177 7.54 1,748 Horgen
Rickenbach ZH Rickenbach (ZH) 2,591 6.03 430 Winterthur
Rifferswil Rifferswil 1,056 6.50 162 Affoltern
Rorbas Rorbas 2,742 4.44 618 Bülach
Rümlang Rümlang 7,752 12.39 626 Dielsdorf
Rüschlikon Rüschlikon 5,664 2.94 1,927 Horgen
Russikon Russikon 4,282 14.37 298 Pfäffikon
Rüti ZH Rüti (ZH) 12,011 10.19 1,179 Hinwil

S[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Schlatt ZH Schlatt (ZH) 735 9.03 81 Winterthur
Schleinikon Schleinikon 720 5.65 127 Dielsdorf
Schlieren Schlieren 18,414 6.58 2,798 Dietikon
Schöfflisdorf Schöfflisdorf 1,395 4.05 344 Dielsdorf
Schönenberg ZH Schönenberg (ZH) 1,863 11.00 169 Horgen
Schwerzenbach Schwerzenbach 5,020 2.64 1,902 Uster
Seegräben Seegräben 1,435 3.75 383 Hinwil
Seuzach Seuzach 7,198 7.56 952 Winterthur
Stadel Stadel 2,210 12.85 172 Dielsdorf
Stäfa Stäfa 14,152 8.59 1,647 Meilen
Stallikon Stallikon 3,438 12.01 286 Affoltern
Steinmaur Steinmaur 3,389 9.39 361 Dielsdorf
Sternenberg Sternenberg[3][4] 351 8.75 40 Pfäffikon

T[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Thalheim an der Thur Thalheim an der Thur 903 6.44 140 Andelfingen
Thalwil Thalwil 17,729 5.53 3,206 Horgen
Trüllikon Trüllikon 1,014 9.52 107 Andelfingen
Truttikon Truttikon 473 4.42 107 Andelfingen
Turbenthal Turbenthal 4,469 25.07 178 Winterthur

U[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Uetikon am See Uetikon am See 5,981 3.49 1,714 Meilen
Uitikon Uitikon 4,107 4.38 938 Dietikon
Unterengstringen Unterengstringen 3,627 3.32 1,092 Dietikon
Unterstammheim Unterstammheim 923 7.32 126 Andelfingen
Urdorf Urdorf 9,673 7.62 1,269 Dietikon
Uster Uster 33,853 28.56 1,185 Uster

V[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Volken Volken 339 3.21 106 Andelfingen
Volketswil Volketswil 18,489 14.00 1,321 Uster

W[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Wädenswil Wädenswil 21,569 17.37 1,242 Horgen
Wald ZH Wald (ZH) 9,421 25.25 373 Hinwil
Wallisellen Wallisellen 15,603 6.50 2,400 Bülach
Waltalingen Waltalingen 675 7.25 93 Andelfingen
Wangen-Brüttisellen Wangen-Brüttisellen 7,742 7.90 980 Uster
Wasterkingen Wasterkingen 573 3.95 145 Bülach
Weiach Weiach 1,377 9.57 144 Dielsdorf
Weiningen ZH Weiningen (ZH) 4,510 5.41 834 Dietikon
Weisslingen Weisslingen 3,255 12.81 254 Pfäffikon
Wettswil am Albis Wettswil am Albis 4,920 3.77 1,305 Affoltern
Wetzikon Wetzikon 24,373 16.73 1,457 Hinwil
Wiesendangen Wiesendangen 4,955 9.68 512 Winterthur
Wil ZH Wil (ZH) 1,375 8.94 154 Bülach
Wila Wila 1,926 9.21 209 Pfäffikon
Wildberg Wildberg 1,006 10.83 93 Pfäffikon
Winkel Winkel 4,237 8.16 519 Bülach
Winterthur Winterthur 108,044 67.93 1,591 Winterthur

Z[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2015)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Zell ZH Zell (ZH) 5,690 12.70 448 Winterthur
Zollikon Zollikon 12,744 7.84 1,626 Meilen
Zumikon Zumikon 5,168 5.44 950 Meilen
Zürich Zurich 396,027 91.88 4,310 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 "Adieu Kyburg!" (in German). kyburg.ch. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 
  6. ^ a b c "Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz" (in German). bfs.admin.ch. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 
  7. ^ a b c "Freude über das Ja zur Fusion" (in German). Zürichsee Zeitung. 2016-09-26. Retrieved 2017-01-01. 
  8. ^ 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 27 April 2016

Notes[edit]

Partially based on the article in the German Wikipedia.

External links[edit]