Affoltern District

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Affoltern District
Bezirk Affoltern
District
Coat of arms of Affoltern District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Zürich
CapitalAffoltern am Albis
Area
 • Total113.01 km2 (43.63 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2020)
 • Total55,839
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities14

Coordinates: 47°16′N 8°28′E / 47.267°N 8.467°E / 47.267; 8.467 Affoltern District (also known as Knonaueramt or Säuliamt) is one of the twelve districts of the German-speaking canton of Zürich, Switzerland. Its capital is Affoltern am Albis.

Municipalities[change | change source]

Affoltern contains a total of 14 municipalities:

Coat of Arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2020)[1]
Area, km²
Aeugst am Albis Aeugst am Albis 2,014 7.87
Affoltern am Albis Affoltern am Albis 12,289 10.56
Bonstetten Bonstetten 5,610 7.42
Hausen am Albis Hausen am Albis 3,801 13.64
Hedingen Hedingen 3,795 6.59
Kappel am Albis Kappel am Albis 1,245 7.87
Knonau Knonau 2,369 6.48
Maschwanden Maschwanden 641 4.67
Mettmenstetten Mettmenstetten 5,380 13.11
Obfelden Obfelden 5,779 7.54
Ottenbach Ottenbach 2,704 4.98
Rifferswil Rifferswil 1,148 6.50
Stallikon Stallikon 3,783 12.01
Wettswil am Albis Wettswil am Albis 5,281 3.77
Total 55,839 113.01

References[change | change source]

  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.