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 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Adlikon bei Andelfingen Adlikon 662 6.71 99 Andelfingen
Adliswil Adliswil 18,651 7.79 2,394 Horgen
Aesch Aesch (ZH) 1,269 5.24 242 Dietikon
Aeugst am Albis Aeugst am Albis 1,969 7.87 250 Affoltern
Affoltern am Albis Affoltern am Albis 11,868 10.56 1,124 Affoltern
Altikon Altikon 653 7.68 411 Winterthur
Andelfingen ZH Andelfingen 2,221 6.65 334 Andelfingen

B[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Bachenbülach Bachenbülach 4,058 4.25 955 Bülach
Bachs Bachs 601 9.12 66 Dielsdorf
Bäretswil Bäretswil 5,046 22.23 27 Hinwil
Bassersdorf Bassersdorf 19,503 9.02 2,718 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 567 7.06 80 Andelfingen
Bertschikon bei Attikon Bertschikon[1][2] 1,084 9.64 112 Winterthur
Birmensdorf ZH Birmensdorf (ZH) 6,274 11.38 551 Dietikon
Bonstetten Bonstetten 5,422 7.42 731 Affoltern
Boppelsen Boppelsen 1,318 3.94 335 Dielsdorf
Brütten Brütten 2,021 6.67 303 Winterthur
Bubikon Bubikon 7,119 11.58 615 Hinwil
Buch am Irchel Buch am Irchel 955 10.26 93 Andelfingen
Buchs ZH Buchs (ZH) 6,320 5.87 1,077 Dielsdorf
Bülach Bülach 19,503 16.09 1,212 Bülach

D[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Dachsen Dachsen 1,988 2.69 739 Andelfingen
Dägerlen Dägerlen 992 7.90 126 Winterthur
Dällikon Dällikon 4,067 4.50 904 Dielsdorf
Dänikon Dänikon 1,877 2.80 670 Dielsdorf
Dättlikon Dättlikon 780 2.87 272 Winterthur
Dielsdorf Dielsdorf 5,962 5.86 1,017 Dielsdorf
Dietikon Dietikon 26,929 9.33 2,886 Dietikon
Dietlikon Dietlikon 7,551 4.26 1,773 Bülach
Dinhard Dinhard 1,529 7.15 214 Winterthur
Dorf ZH Dorf 626 5.55 113 Andelfingen
Dübendorf Dübendorf 27,510 13.61 2,021 Uster
Dürnten Dürnten 7,470 10.19 733 Hinwil

E[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Egg ZH Egg 8,395 14.48 580 Uster
Eglisau Eglisau 5,148 9.07 568 Bülach
Elgg Elgg 4,306 15.53 277 Winterthur
Ellikon an der Thur Ellikon an der Thur 882 4.92 179 Winterthur
Elsau Elsau 3,533 8.06 438 Winterthur
Embrach Embrach 9,161 12.72 720 Bülach
Erlenbach ZH Erlenbach (ZH) 5,502 2.97 1,853 Meilen

F[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Faellanden Fällanden 8,401 6.41 1,311 Uster
Fehraltorf Fehraltorf 6,333 9.54 664 Pfäffikon
Feuerthalen Feuerthalen 3,589 2.49 1,441 Andelfingen
Fischenthal Fischenthal 2,473 30.25 82 Hinwil
Flaach Flaach 1,354 10.16 133 Andelfingen
Flurlingen Flurlingen 1,433 2.40 597 Andelfingen
Freienstein-Teufen Freienstein-Teufen 2,333 8.32 280 Bülach

G[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Geroldswil Geroldswil 4,923 1.91 2,577 Dietikon
Glattfelden Glattfelden 5,041 12.35 408 Bülach
Gossau ZH Gossau (ZH) 9,791 18.28 536 Hinwil
Greifensee Greifensee 5,366 2.30 2,333 Uster
Grüningen ZH Grüningen 3,381 8.77 386 Hinwil

H[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Hagenbuch ZH Hagenbuch 1,093 8.17 134 Winterthur
Hausen am Albis Hausen am Albis 3,556 13.64 261 Affoltern
Hedingen Hedingen 3,667 6.59 556 Affoltern
Henggart Henggart 2,240 3.01 744 Andelfingen
Herrliberg Herrliberg 6,286 8.97 701 Meilen
Hettlingen ZH Hettlingen 3,159 5.87 538 Winterthur
Hinwil Hinwil 11,073 22.31 496 Hinwil
Hirzel Hirzel[7] 2,168 9.68 224 Horgen
Hittnau Hittnau 3,584 12.92 277 Pfäffikon
Hochfelden Hochfelden 1,957 6.16 318 Bülach
Hofstetten bei Elgg Hofstetten (ZH) 501 8.85 57 Winterthur
Hombrechtikon Hombrechtikon 8,595 12.19 705 Meilen
Horgen Horgen[7] 20,207 21.07 959 Horgen
Höri Höri 2,690 4.85 555 Bülach
Humlikon Humlikon 495 3.70 134 Andelfingen
Hüntwangen Hüntwangen 1,022 4.97 206 Bülach
Hütten ZH Hütten 897 7.24 124 Horgen
Hüttikon Hüttikon 916 1.60 573 Dielsdorf

I[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[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 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Kappel am Albis Kappel am Albis 1,110 7.87 141 Affoltern
Kilchberg ZH Kilchberg (ZH) 8,320 2.58 3,225 Horgen
Kleinandelfingen Kleinandelfingen 2,063 10.36 199 Andelfingen
Kloten Kloten 19,021 19.28 987 Bülach
Knonau Knonau 2,158 6.48 333 Affoltern
Küsnacht ZH Küsnacht (ZH) 14,143 12.35 1,145 Meilen
Kyburg Kyburg[5][6] 411 7.58 54 Pfäffikon

L[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Langnau am Albis Langnau am Albis 7,476 8.66 863 Horgen
Laufen-Uhwiesen Laufen-Uhwiesen 1,644 6.27 262 Andelfingen
Lindau Lindau 5,470 11.96 457 Pfäffikon
Lufingen Lufingen 2,202 5.22 422 Bülach

M[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Männedorf Männedorf 10,799 4.78 2,259 Meilen
Marthalen Marthalen 1,938 14.11 137 Andelfingen
Maschwanden Maschwanden 620 4.67 133 Affoltern
Maur Maur 10,039 14.83 677 Uster
Meilen Meilen 13,701 11.93 1,148 Meilen
Mettmenstetten Mettmenstetten 4,844 13.11 369 Affoltern
Mönchaltorf Mönchaltorf 3,684 7.62 483 Uster

N[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Neerach Neerach 3,106 6.01 517 Dielsdorf
Neftenbach Neftenbach 5,537 14.95 370 Winterthur
Niederglatt Niederglatt 4,889 3.62 1,351 Dielsdorf
Niederhasli Niederhasli 9,168 11.24 816 Dielsdorf
Niederweningen Niederweningen 2,916 6.88 424 Dielsdorf
Nürensdorf Nürensdorf 5,581 10.09 553 Bülach

O[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Oberembrach Oberembrach 1,068 10.20 105 Bülach
Oberengstringen Oberengstringen 6,563 2.13 3,081 Dietikon
Oberglatt Oberglatt 6,940 8.29 837 Dielsdorf
Oberrieden ZH Oberrieden 5,017 2.76 1,818 Horgen
Oberstammheim Oberstammheim 1,190 9.36 127 Andelfingen
Oberweningen Oberweningen 1,776 4.86 365 Dielsdorf
Obfelden Obfelden 5,119 7.54 679 Affoltern
Oetwil am See Oetwil am See 4,732 6.09 777 Meilen
Oetwil an der Limmat Oetwil an der Limmat 2,432 2.76 881 Dietikon
Opfikon Opfikon 19,461 5.61 3,469 Bülach
Ossingen Ossingen 1,451 13.07 111 Andelfingen
Otelfingen Otelfingen 2,821 7.23 390 Dielsdorf
Ottenbach Ottenbach 2,578 4.98 518 Affoltern

P[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Pfäffikon ZH Pfäffikon 11,728 19.54 600 Pfäffikon
Pfungen Pfungen 3,750 4.99 752 Winterthur

R[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Rafz Rafz 4,389 10.74 409 Bülach
Regensberg Regensberg 469 2.39 196 Dielsdorf
Regensdorf Regensdorf 18,112 14.62 1,239 Dielsdorf
Rheinau ZH Rheinau 1,301 8.96 145 Andelfingen
Richterswil Richterswil 13,304 7.54 1,764 Horgen
Rickenbach ZH Rickenbach (ZH) 2,683 6.03 445 Winterthur
Rifferswil Rifferswil 1,075 6.50 165 Affoltern
Rorbas Rorbas 2,794 4.44 629 Bülach
Rümlang Rümlang 7,991 12.39 645 Dielsdorf
Rüschlikon Rüschlikon 5,720 2.94 1,946 Horgen
Russikon Russikon 4,346 14.37 302 Pfäffikon
Rüti ZH Rüti (ZH) 12,012 10.19 1,179 Hinwil

S[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Schlatt ZH Schlatt (ZH) 739 9.03 82 Winterthur
Schleinikon Schleinikon 725 5.65 128 Dielsdorf
Schlieren Schlieren 18,681 6.58 2,839 Dietikon
Schöfflisdorf Schöfflisdorf 1,384 4.05 342 Dielsdorf
Schönenberg ZH Schönenberg (ZH) 1,844 11.00 168 Horgen
Schwerzenbach Schwerzenbach 5,072 2.64 1,921 Uster
Seegräben Seegräben 1,436 3.75 383 Hinwil
Seuzach Seuzach 7,243 7.56 958 Winterthur
Stadel Stadel 2,224 12.85 173 Dielsdorf
Stäfa Stäfa 14,233 8.59 1,657 Meilen
Stallikon Stallikon 3,629 12.01 302 Affoltern
Steinmaur Steinmaur 3,439 9.39 366 Dielsdorf
Sternenberg Sternenberg[3][4] 351 8.75 40 Pfäffikon

T[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Thalheim an der Thur Thalheim an der Thur 905 6.44 141 Andelfingen
Thalwil Thalwil 17,728 5.53 3,206 Horgen
Trüllikon Trüllikon 1,064 9.52 112 Andelfingen
Truttikon Truttikon 469 4.42 106 Andelfingen
Turbenthal Turbenthal 4,662 25.07 186 Winterthur

U[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Uetikon am See Uetikon am See 6,042 3.49 1,731 Meilen
Uitikon Uitikon 4,145 4.38 946 Dietikon
Unterengstringen Unterengstringen 3,744 3.32 1,128 Dietikon
Unterstammheim Unterstammheim 899 7.32 123 Andelfingen
Urdorf Urdorf 9,641 7.62 1,265 Dietikon
Uster Uster 34,216 28.56 1,198 Uster

V[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Volken Volken 336 3.21 105 Andelfingen
Volketswil Volketswil 18,499 14.00 1,321 Uster

W[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Wädenswil Wädenswil 21,686 17.37 1,248 Horgen
Wald ZH Wald (ZH) 9,591 25.25 380 Hinwil
Wallisellen Wallisellen 15,849 6.50 2,438 Bülach
Waltalingen Waltalingen 657 7.25 91 Andelfingen
Wangen-Brüttisellen Wangen-Brüttisellen 7,874 7.90 997 Uster
Wasterkingen Wasterkingen 559 3.95 142 Bülach
Weiach Weiach 1,471 9.57 154 Dielsdorf
Weiningen ZH Weiningen (ZH) 4,748 5.41 878 Dietikon
Weisslingen Weisslingen 3,264 12.81 255 Pfäffikon
Wettswil am Albis Wettswil am Albis 5,105 3.77 1,354 Affoltern
Wetzikon Wetzikon 24,564 16.73 1,468 Hinwil
Wiesendangen Wiesendangen 4,955 9.68 512 Winterthur
Wil ZH Wil (ZH) 1,364 8.94 153 Bülach
Wila Wila 1,941 9.21 211 Pfäffikon
Wildberg Wildberg 980 10.83 90 Pfäffikon
Winkel Winkel 4,364 8.16 535 Bülach
Winterthur Winterthur 109,377 67.93 1,610 Winterthur

Z[edit]

Coat of arms' Municipality' Population
(31 December 2016)[8]
Area
in km²
Inhabitants/
km²
District
Zell ZH Zell (ZH) 5,745 12.70 452 Winterthur
Zollikon Zollikon 12,779 7.84 1,630 Meilen
Zumikon Zumikon 5,142 5.44 945 Meilen
Zürich Zurich 401,144 91.88 4,366 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 (in German) accessed 15 June 2017

Notes[edit]

Partially based on the article in the German Wikipedia.

External links[edit]