Municipalities of the canton of Zürich

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There are 165 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 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Adlikon bei Andelfingen Adlikon 665 6.71 99 Andelfingen
Adliswil Adliswil 18,803 7.79 2,414 Horgen
Aesch Aesch (ZH) 1,348 5.24 257 Dietikon
Aeugst am Albis Aeugst am Albis 1,941 7.87 247 Affoltern
Affoltern am Albis Affoltern am Albis 12,146 10.56 1,150 Affoltern
Altikon Altikon 676 7.68 414 Winterthur
Andelfingen ZH Andelfingen 2,208 6.65 332 Andelfingen

B[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Bachenbülach Bachenbülach 4,114 4.25 968 Bülach
Bachs Bachs 593 9.12 65 Dielsdorf
Bäretswil Bäretswil 5,038 22.23 27 Hinwil
Bassersdorf Bassersdorf 19,888 9.02 2,742 Bülach
Bauma Bauma[3][4] 4,367 20.76 210 Pfäffikon
Benken Benken (ZH) 858 5.67 151 Andelfingen
Berg am Irchel Berg am Irchel 564 7.06 80 Andelfingen
Bertschikon bei Attikon Bertschikon[1][2] 1,084 9.64 112 Winterthur
Birmensdorf ZH Birmensdorf (ZH) 6,414 11.38 564 Dietikon
Bonstetten Bonstetten 5,512 7.42 743 Affoltern
Boppelsen Boppelsen 1,373 3.94 348 Dielsdorf
Brütten Brütten 2,022 6.67 303 Winterthur
Bubikon Bubikon 7,200 11.58 622 Hinwil
Buch am Irchel Buch am Irchel 971 10.26 95 Andelfingen
Buchs ZH Buchs (ZH) 6,315 5.87 1,076 Dielsdorf
Bülach Bülach 19,888 16.09 1,236 Bülach

D[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Dachsen Dachsen 1,936 2.69 720 Andelfingen
Dägerlen Dägerlen 1,015 7.90 128 Winterthur
Dällikon Dällikon 4,118 4.50 915 Dielsdorf
Dänikon Dänikon 1,879 2.80 671 Dielsdorf
Dättlikon Dättlikon 782 2.87 272 Winterthur
Dielsdorf Dielsdorf 5,966 5.86 1,018 Dielsdorf
Dietikon Dietikon 27,079 9.33 2,902 Dietikon
Dietlikon Dietlikon 7,702 4.26 1,808 Bülach
Dinhard Dinhard 1,557 7.15 218 Winterthur
Dorf ZH Dorf 687 5.55 124 Andelfingen
Dübendorf Dübendorf 28,141 13.61 2,068 Uster
Dürnten Dürnten 7,570 10.19 743 Hinwil

E[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Egg ZH Egg 8,452 14.48 584 Uster
Eglisau Eglisau 5,188 9.07 572 Bülach
Elgg Elgg 4,425 15.53 285 Winterthur
Ellikon an der Thur Ellikon an der Thur 902 4.92 183 Winterthur
Elsau Elsau 3,631 8.06 450 Winterthur
Embrach Embrach 9,432 12.72 742 Bülach
Erlenbach ZH Erlenbach (ZH) 5,576 2.97 1,877 Meilen

F[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Faellanden Fällanden 8,606 6.41 1,343 Uster
Fehraltorf Fehraltorf 6,416 9.54 673 Pfäffikon
Feuerthalen Feuerthalen 3,641 2.49 1,462 Andelfingen
Fischenthal Fischenthal 2,512 30.25 83 Hinwil
Flaach Flaach 1,390 10.16 137 Andelfingen
Flurlingen Flurlingen 1,440 2.40 600 Andelfingen
Freienstein-Teufen Freienstein-Teufen 2,376 8.32 286 Bülach

G[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Geroldswil Geroldswil 4,943 1.91 2,588 Dietikon
Glattfelden Glattfelden 5,190 12.35 420 Bülach
Gossau ZH Gossau (ZH) 9,968 18.28 545 Hinwil
Greifensee Greifensee 5,354 2.30 2,328 Uster
Grüningen ZH Grüningen 3,382 8.77 386 Hinwil

H[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Hagenbuch ZH Hagenbuch 1,106 8.17 135 Winterthur
Hausen am Albis Hausen am Albis 3,664 13.64 269 Affoltern
Hedingen Hedingen 3,694 6.59 561 Affoltern
Henggart Henggart 2,268 3.01 753 Andelfingen
Herrliberg Herrliberg 6,308 8.97 703 Meilen
Hettlingen ZH Hettlingen 3,179 5.87 542 Winterthur
Hinwil Hinwil 11,199 22.31 502 Hinwil
Hirzel Hirzel[7] 2,179 9.68 225 Horgen
Hittnau Hittnau 3,634 12.92 281 Pfäffikon
Hochfelden Hochfelden 1,934 6.16 314 Bülach
Hofstetten bei Elgg Hofstetten (ZH) 500 8.85 56 Winterthur
Hombrechtikon Hombrechtikon 8,620 12.19 707 Meilen
Horgen Horgen[7] 20,335 21.07 965 Horgen
Höri Höri 2,738 4.85 565 Bülach
Humlikon Humlikon 486 3.70 131 Andelfingen
Hüntwangen Hüntwangen 1,027 4.97 207 Bülach
Hütten ZH Hütten 897 7.24 124 Horgen
Hüttikon Hüttikon 930 1.60 581 Dielsdorf

I[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[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 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Kappel am Albis Kappel am Albis 1,125 7.87 143 Affoltern
Kilchberg ZH Kilchberg (ZH) 8,470 2.58 3,283 Horgen
Kleinandelfingen Kleinandelfingen 2,076 10.36 200 Andelfingen
Kloten Kloten 19,408 19.28 1,007 Bülach
Knonau Knonau 2,305 6.48 356 Affoltern
Küsnacht ZH Küsnacht (ZH) 14,307 12.35 1,158 Meilen
Kyburg Kyburg[5][6] 411 7.58 54 Pfäffikon

L[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Langnau am Albis Langnau am Albis 7,533 8.66 870 Horgen
Laufen-Uhwiesen Laufen-Uhwiesen 1,668 6.27 266 Andelfingen
Lindau Lindau 5,645 11.96 472 Pfäffikon
Lufingen Lufingen 2,381 5.22 456 Bülach

M[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Männedorf Männedorf 10,957 4.78 2,292 Meilen
Marthalen Marthalen 1,957 14.11 139 Andelfingen
Maschwanden Maschwanden 641 4.67 137 Affoltern
Maur Maur 10,170 14.83 686 Uster
Meilen Meilen 13,999 11.93 1,173 Meilen
Mettmenstetten Mettmenstetten 4,886 13.11 373 Affoltern
Mönchaltorf Mönchaltorf 3,735 7.62 490 Uster

N[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Neerach Neerach 3,151 6.01 524 Dielsdorf
Neftenbach Neftenbach 5,553 14.95 371 Winterthur
Niederglatt Niederglatt 4,949 3.62 1,367 Dielsdorf
Niederhasli Niederhasli 9,202 11.24 819 Dielsdorf
Niederweningen Niederweningen 3,035 6.88 441 Dielsdorf
Nürensdorf Nürensdorf 5,611 10.09 556 Bülach

O[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Oberembrach Oberembrach 1,058 10.20 104 Bülach
Oberengstringen Oberengstringen 6,620 2.13 3,108 Dietikon
Oberglatt Oberglatt 6,988 8.29 843 Dielsdorf
Oberrieden ZH Oberrieden 5,090 2.76 1,844 Horgen
Oberstammheim Oberstammheim 1,197 9.36 128 Andelfingen
Oberweningen Oberweningen 1,802 4.86 371 Dielsdorf
Obfelden Obfelden 5,356 7.54 710 Affoltern
Oetwil am See Oetwil am See 4,762 6.09 782 Meilen
Oetwil an der Limmat Oetwil an der Limmat 2,479 2.76 898 Dietikon
Opfikon Opfikon 19,978 5.61 3,561 Bülach
Ossingen Ossingen 1,567 13.07 120 Andelfingen
Otelfingen Otelfingen 2,842 7.23 393 Dielsdorf
Ottenbach Ottenbach 2,569 4.98 516 Affoltern

P[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Pfäffikon ZH Pfäffikon 11,864 19.54 607 Pfäffikon
Pfungen Pfungen 3,851 4.99 772 Winterthur

R[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Rafz Rafz 4,483 10.74 417 Bülach
Regensberg Regensberg 474 2.39 198 Dielsdorf
Regensdorf Regensdorf 18,317 14.62 1,253 Dielsdorf
Rheinau ZH Rheinau 1,299 8.96 145 Andelfingen
Richterswil Richterswil 13,454 7.54 1,784 Horgen
Rickenbach ZH Rickenbach (ZH) 2,671 6.03 443 Winterthur
Rifferswil Rifferswil 1,103 6.50 170 Affoltern
Rorbas Rorbas 2,841 4.44 640 Bülach
Rümlang Rümlang 7,968 12.39 643 Dielsdorf
Rüschlikon Rüschlikon 5,853 2.94 1,991 Horgen
Russikon Russikon 4,367 14.37 304 Pfäffikon
Rüti ZH Rüti (ZH) 12,157 10.19 1,193 Hinwil

S[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Schlatt ZH Schlatt (ZH) 735 9.03 81 Winterthur
Schleinikon Schleinikon 736 5.65 130 Dielsdorf
Schlieren Schlieren 18,760 6.58 2,851 Dietikon
Schöfflisdorf Schöfflisdorf 1,405 4.05 347 Dielsdorf
Schönenberg ZH Schönenberg (ZH) 1,847 11.00 168 Horgen
Schwerzenbach Schwerzenbach 5,093 2.64 1,929 Uster
Seegräben Seegräben 1,440 3.75 384 Hinwil
Seuzach Seuzach 7,312 7.56 967 Winterthur
Stadel Stadel 2,280 12.85 177 Dielsdorf
Stäfa Stäfa 14,435 8.59 1,680 Meilen
Stallikon Stallikon 3,717 12.01 309 Affoltern
Steinmaur Steinmaur 3,482 9.39 371 Dielsdorf
Sternenberg Sternenberg[3][4] 351 8.75 40 Pfäffikon

T[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Thalheim an der Thur Thalheim an der Thur 929 6.44 144 Andelfingen
Thalwil Thalwil 17,857 5.53 3,229 Horgen
Trüllikon Trüllikon 1,059 9.52 111 Andelfingen
Truttikon Truttikon 478 4.42 108 Andelfingen
Turbenthal Turbenthal 4,761 25.07 190 Winterthur

U[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Uetikon am See Uetikon am See 6,161 3.49 1,765 Meilen
Uitikon Uitikon 4,245 4.38 969 Dietikon
Unterengstringen Unterengstringen 3,804 3.32 1,146 Dietikon
Unterstammheim Unterstammheim 891 7.32 122 Andelfingen
Urdorf Urdorf 9,783 7.62 1,284 Dietikon
Uster Uster 34,516 28.56 1,209 Uster

V[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Volken Volken 342 3.21 107 Andelfingen
Volketswil Volketswil 18,693 14.00 1,335 Uster

W[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Wädenswil Wädenswil 21,792 17.37 1,255 Horgen
Wald ZH Wald (ZH) 9,815 25.25 389 Hinwil
Wallisellen Wallisellen 15,939 6.50 2,452 Bülach
Waltalingen Waltalingen 658 7.25 91 Andelfingen
Wangen-Brüttisellen Wangen-Brüttisellen 7,883 7.90 998 Uster
Wasterkingen Wasterkingen 574 3.95 145 Bülach
Weiach Weiach 1,756 9.57 183 Dielsdorf
Weiningen ZH Weiningen (ZH) 4,775 5.41 883 Dietikon
Weisslingen Weisslingen 3,303 12.81 258 Pfäffikon
Wettswil am Albis Wettswil am Albis 5,112 3.77 1,356 Affoltern
Wetzikon Wetzikon 24,513 16.73 1,465 Hinwil
Wiesendangen Wiesendangen 4,955 9.68 512 Winterthur
Wil ZH Wil (ZH) 1,407 8.94 157 Bülach
Wila Wila 1,975 9.21 214 Pfäffikon
Wildberg Wildberg 1,000 10.83 92 Pfäffikon
Winkel Winkel 4,540 8.16 556 Bülach
Winterthur Winterthur 110,912 67.93 1,633 Winterthur

Z[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2017)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Zell ZH Zell (ZH) 5,939 12.70 468 Winterthur
Zollikon Zollikon 12,983 7.84 1,656 Meilen
Zumikon Zumikon 5,142 5.44 945 Meilen
Zürich Zurich 409,241 91.88 4,454 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 Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 17 September 2018

Notes[edit]

Partially based on the article in the German Wikipedia.

External links[edit]