Affoltern District

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Affoltern District

Bezirk Affoltern
District
Coat of arms of Affoltern District
Coat of arms
Country  Switzerland
Canton Zürich
CapitalAffoltern am Albis
Area
 • Total113.01 km2 (43.63 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2017)
 • Total53,771
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/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 2017)[1]
Area, km²
Aeugst am Albis Aeugst am Albis 1,941 7.87
Affoltern am Albis Affoltern am Albis 12,146 10.56
Bonstetten Bonstetten 5,512 7.42
Hausen am Albis Hausen am Albis 3,664 13.64
Hedingen Hedingen 3,694 6.59
Kappel am Albis Kappel am Albis 1,125 7.87
Knonau Knonau 2,305 6.48
Maschwanden Maschwanden 641 4.67
Mettmenstetten Mettmenstetten 4,886 13.11
Obfelden Obfelden 5,356 7.54
Ottenbach Ottenbach 2,569 4.98
Rifferswil Rifferswil 1,103 6.50
Stallikon Stallikon 3,717 12.01
Wettswil am Albis Wettswil am Albis 5,112 3.77
Total 53,771 113.01


  1. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 17 September 2018