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Hagenbuch

Hagenbuch is first mentioned in 856 as Haganbuah and at the same time the neighboring hamlet of Schneitberg was known as Sneita. Until the 19th Century it was known as Hagenbuch-Schneit.

                                               

Hausen am Albis

Hausen am Albis has an area of 13.7 km 2 5.3 sq mi. Of this area, 58% is used for agricultural purposes, while 29% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 10.7% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 2.3% is non-productive rivers, glaciers ...

                                               

Hedingen

Hedingen has an area of 6.6 km 2 2.5 sq mi. Of this area, 48% is used for agricultural purposes, while 32.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 18.6% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.8% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or mo ...

                                               

Henggart

Henggart has an area of 3.1 km 2 1.2 sq mi. Of this area, 56.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 19.9% is forested. The rest of the land, 23.5% is settled.

                                               

Herrliberg

There are findings dating back to the Bronze age. In the 8th century, was established a village called Tachliswil. A hamlet called Wezzo today Wetzwil was donated to the Abbey of St. Gallen in 797. There are also a number of other farms, includin ...

                                               

Hettlingen

Hettlingen has an area of 5.8 km 2 2.2 sq mi. Of this area, 61.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 21.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 16.1% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.9% is non-productive rivers, glaciers o ...

                                               

Hinwil

The village Hinwil from which the later municipality took its name is first mentioned in 745 as Hunichinwilari, in a donation made by Beata and Landolt to the Abbey of Saint Gall. Hinwil was part of an Alamannic colony comprising also adjoining v ...

                                               

Hittnau

Hittnau has an area of 13 km 2 5.0 sq mi. Of this area, 50% is used for agricultural purposes, while 37.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 11.8% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.7% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or moun ...

                                               

Hochfelden, Switzerland

Hochfelden has an area of 6.2 km 2 2.4 sq mi. Of this area, 43.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 44.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 8.9% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 2.9% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or ...

                                               

Hombrechtikon

Hombrechtikon has an area of 12.2 km 2 4.7 sq mi. Of this area, 60.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 14.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 18.7% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 5.8% is non-productive rivers, glacie ...

                                               

Hori

Hori has an area of 4.8 km 2 1.9 sq mi. Of this area, 59.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 12.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 18% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 10% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or mountai ...

                                               

Humlikon

Humlikon is a municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. 43 residents were killed in the crash of Swissair Flight 306.

                                               

Huntwangen

Huntwangen has an area of 4.9 km 2 1.9 sq mi. Of this area, 50.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 32.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 13.6% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 2.6% is non-productive rivers, glaciers o ...

                                               

Huttikon

Huttikon has an area of 1.6 km 2 0.62 sq mi. Of this area, 52.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 36% is forested. The rest of the land, 11.8% is settled. The municipality is located in the Furttal on the border with the Canton of Aargau. ...

                                               

Kappel am Albis

Kappel am Albis is a municipality in the district of Affoltern in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. Its name of Kappel in German: the chapel is defined by "on the Albis" to distinguish it from two other villages called Kappel in Switzerland.

                                               

Kilchberg, Zurich

Kilchberg is first mentioned in 1248 as Hilchberch. In 1250 it was mentioned as Kilchperch. It grew out of the mediaeval village of Bendlikon first mentioned in 1250 as Benklinkon where Kilchberg was just a section of the village. Its coat of arm ...

                                               

Kleinandelfingen

Kleinandelfingen is first mentioned around 1270 as ex opposito Andolfingen ultra Thuram. Between 1303-09 it was mentioned as Andolfingen ennunt der Ture, in 1427 as Minder Andellfingen, and in 1474 as von cleinen Andelffingen. The village of Oerl ...

                                               

Knonau

Knonau has an area of 6.5 km 2 2.5 sq mi. Of this area, 64.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 17.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 16% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 1.8% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or moun ...

                                               

Langnau am Albis

Langnau am Albis is first mentioned between 1101 and 1150 as Langenow from a 14th Century copy of the original document. Between 1133 and 1167 it was mentioned as Langenouw.

                                               

Laufen-Uhwiesen

Laufen-Uhwiesen has an area of 6.3 km 2 2.4 sq mi. Of this area, 40.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 44.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 11.7% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 3.8% is non-productive rivers, glaci ...

                                               

Lindau, Switzerland

Lindau has an area of 11.9 km 2 4.6 sq mi. Of this area, 47.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 34% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 18.2% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.3% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or mou ...

                                               

Lufingen

Lufingen has an area of 5.2 km 2 2.0 sq mi. Of this area, 50.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 37.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 11.4% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.2% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or ...

                                               

Mannedorf

Like in all other villages along the lake of Zurich, archeological findings indicate settlements in the stone ages. The original settlement in the 7th or 8th century was called village of Manno see below, in Modern German: Dorf des Manno. The coa ...

                                               

Marthalen

Marthalen has an area of 14.2 km 2 5.5 sq mi. Of this area, 49.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 39.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 10% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 1.3% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or ...

                                               

Maschwanden

Maschwanden is first mentioned in 1189 as Maswondon. The Baron of Eschenbach owned a castle and the village, near the current municipality, at that time. However, in 1308 Walter von Eschenbach was present at the regicide of King Albert I of Germa ...

                                               

Maur, Switzerland

Maur has an area of 14.8 km 2 5.7 sq mi. Of this area, 52.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 26.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 20.2% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.3% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or mou ...

                                               

Mettmenstetten

The town took its name from being "In the middle". It was listed as being in the middle of two other locations the exact identity of the locations have been lost in time. Additionally, people used to overnight at Mettmenstetten when they were tra ...

                                               

Monchaltorf

Monchaltorf is first mentioned in 741 as Villa Altorf. In 872 it was mentioned as Altorf monachorum. It also holds the record for the longest Apfel Strudel.

                                               

Neerach

Neerach has an area of 6 km 2 2.3 sq mi. Of this area, 64.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 5.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 17.7% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 12.5% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or mou ...

                                               

Neftenbach

Neftenbach is a municipality in the district of Winterthur in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. Besides the village of Neftenbach itself, the municipality includes the settlements of Hunikon, Aesch, Riet and Irchelhofen.

                                               

Niederglatt

Niederglatt is first mentioned in 1149 as Niderunglatto. Between 1153 and 1155 it was mentioned as Nidrunglate. Until 1840 it was part of the municipality of Niederhasli.

                                               

Niederhasli

Niederhasli has an area of 11.3 km 2 4.4 sq mi. Of this area, 58.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 21.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 18.7% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 1.5% is non-productive rivers, glaciers ...

                                               

Niederweningen

Niederweningen is first mentioned between 1096 and 1111 as Waningen. In 1269 it was mentioned as Nidirunweningin. The railway reached Niederweningen in 1891 with the opening of the Swiss North Eastern line Wehntal railway. The line was extended f ...

                                               

Nurensdorf

Nurensdorf has an area of 10.1 km 2 3.9 sq mi. Of this area, 48.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 32.1% is forested. The rest of the land, 19.2% is settled. The municipality is located on the southwest edge of the plateau Brutten. The m ...

                                               

Oberembrach

Oberembrach is first mentioned in 1274 as Obern-Emmerach. However, the village was not an independent municipality until 1809. Before that date it was part of the municipality of Embrach.

                                               

Oberengstringen

Oberengstringen is a municipality in the district of Dietikon in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland, located in the Limmat Valley.

                                               

Oberglatt

Oberglatt is a municipality in the district of Dielsdorf in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland, and belongs to the Glatt Valley. Zurich Airport is partially in Oberglatt.

                                               

Oberrieden

Oberrieden is a municipality in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It is one of the towns along the south shore of Lake Zurich.

                                               

Oberweningen

Oberweningen has an area of 4.9 km 2 1.9 sq mi. Of this area, 35% is used for agricultural purposes, while 55.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 8.6% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.4% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or ...

                                               

Obfelden

Politically, Obfelden is the youngest municipality in Affoltern, though settlements in the area date back to the Alemannic-Franconian period in the 5th century AD. Early activity coalesced around five hamlets: Bickwil first mentioned in 1246 as B ...

                                               

Oetwil am See

Oetwil am See is first mentioned in 847 as Uttinwilare. Between 1909 and 1949, between oetwil am see-am see was connected to Uster in Uster–between oetwil am see tram and, between 1903 and 1950 in Wetzikon Meilen and in Wetzikon–Meilen tram. Two ...

                                               

Oetwil an der Limmat

Oetwil an der Limmat is a municipality in the district of Dietikon in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland, located in the Limmat Valley.

                                               

Ossingen

Ossingen has an area of 13.1 km 2 5.1 sq mi. Of this area, 57.9% is used for agricultural purposes, 30% is forested, 7.9% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 4.2% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or mountains. The municipality inclu ...

                                               

Otelfingen

Otelfingen is first mentioned in 1044 as Otilingun though there is some debate about this identification. In 1079 it was mentioned as Notkerus de Otelfingen.

                                               

Ottenbach, Switzerland

Ottenbach is first mentioned in 831 as in loco vocato marcha Hotumbacharia. In 1169 it was mentioned as Arnoldus de Ottonbac. Since the end of the 18th century, the textile industry had expanded as a home industry Putting-out system in Ottenbach: ...

                                               

Pfaffikon, Zurich

Pfaffikon is a municipality in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It is the seat of the district of the same name. It is not to be confused with Pfaffikon SZ on Lake Zurich but in the canton of Schwyz.

                                               

Pfungen

Pfungen has an area of 5 km 2 1.9 sq mi. Of this area, 32.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 41.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 24% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 2% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or mountai ...

                                               

Rafz

Rafz has an area of 10.7 km 2 4.1 sq mi. Of this area, 52% is used for agricultural purposes, while 33.1% is forested. The rest of the land 14.9% is settled. The commune rafts offers and border crossings in Germany in Schluchenberg with Balterswe ...

                                               

Rickenbach, Zurich

Rickenbach has an area of 6.1 km 2 2.4 sq mi. Of this area, 61.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 22.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 16% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.2% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or ...

                                               

Rifferswil

Rifferswil has an area of 6.6 km 2 2.5 sq mi. Of this area, 66.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 22.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 9% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 2% is non-productive rivers, glaciers or mou ...