Horgen District
Bezirk Horgen
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Zürich
CapitalHorgen
Area
 • Total104.16 km2 (40.22 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2020)
 • Total127,263
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities9

Coordinates: 47°14′N 8°36′E / 47.233°N 8.600°E / 47.233; 8.600 Horgen District is a district of Canton of Zürich in Switzerland. The district is located in the Zimmerberg and Sihl Valley region on the left shore of Lake Zürich; its district capital is Horgen. In the northern part of the district, the municipalities have grown together with the city of Zürich, while in the south-western part, the Sihlwald is the largest contiguous natural mixed deciduous forest on the Swiss Plateau. The district consists of 11 municipalities and has a population of 127,263 (as of 31 December 2020) and an area of 104.16 km2 (40.22 sq mi).

Municipalities

Municipality Population
(31 December 2020)[1]
Area, km²
Adliswil 19,049 7.79
Horgen-Sihlbrugg Dorfa 23,090 21.07
Kilchberg 9,207 2.58
Langnau am Albis 7,902 8.66
Oberrieden 5,122 2.76
Richterswil-Samstagerna 13,670 7.54
Rüschlikon 6,113 2.94
Thalwil 18,278 5.53
Wädenswil 21,792 17.37
Total 127,263 104.16
^a Sihlbrugg Dorf and Samstagern are both significant villages that are not independent municipalities.

Mergers

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". bfs.admin.ch (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2021.