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Horgen District
Bezirk Horgen
District
Location of Horgen District
Country  Switzerland
Canton  Zürich
Capital Horgen
Area
 • Total 104.16 km2 (40.22 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)
 • Total 118,462
 • Density 1,137.31/km2 (2,945.61/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 12

Coordinates: 47°14′N 8°36′E / 47.233°N 8.6°E / 47.233; 8.6 Horgen is a district of the Swiss canton of Zürich. Its capital is Horgen.

Municipalities

Municipality Population
(31 December 2012)
Area, km²
Adliswil 17,997 7.79
Hirzel 2,134 9.68
Horgen-Sihlbrugg Dorf 19,252 21.07
Hütten 897 7.24
Kilchberg 7,641 2.58
Langnau am Albis 7,223 8.66
Oberrieden 4,965 2.76
Richterswil-Samstagern 12,825 7.54
Rüschlikon 5,418 2.94
Schönenberg 1,894 11.00
Thalwil 17,309 5.53
Wädenswil 20,907 17.37
Total 118,462 104.16
Sihlbrugg Dorf and Samstagern are both significant villages that are not independent municipalities.

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