Horgen District

Horgen District is a district of Canton of Zürich in Switzerland. The district is located in the Zimmerberg and Sihl Valley region; its capital is the town of Horgen. The district consists of 11 municipalities and has a population of 124,801 (as of 31 December 2018) and an area of 104.16 km2 (40.22 sq mi).

Horgen District

Bezirk Horgen
Country  Switzerland
Canton Zürich
  Total104.16 km2 (40.22 sq mi)
 (31 December 2018)
  Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)


Municipality Population
(31 December 2018)[1]
Area, km²
Adliswil18,769 7.79
Horgen-Sihlbrugg Dorfa22,665 21.07
Kilchberg8,858 2.58
Langnau am Albis7,547 8.66
Oberrieden5,083 2.76
Richterswil-Samstagerna13,513 7.54
Rüschlikon6,035 2.94
Thalwil17,990 5.53
Wädenswil21,621 17.37
Total124,801 104.16
^a Sihlbrugg Dorf and Samstagern are both significant villages that are not independent municipalities.


  • On 1 January 2018 the former municipality of Hirzel merged into the municipality of Horgen.
  • On 1 January 2019 the former municipalities of Hütten and Schönenberg merged into the municipality of Wädenswil.

See also


  1. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019
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