Richterswil

municipality in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland

Richterswil (Swiss German: Richtischwiil) is a town and municipality in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It is located on Hüttnersee.

Richterswil
Coat of arms of Richterswil
Location of Richterswil
Richterswil is located in Switzerland
Richterswil
Richterswil
Richterswil is located in Canton of Zurich
Richterswil
Richterswil
Coordinates: 47°13′N 8°42′E / 47.217°N 8.700°E / 47.217; 8.700Coordinates: 47°13′N 8°42′E / 47.217°N 8.700°E / 47.217; 8.700
CountrySwitzerland
CantonZurich
DistrictHorgen
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 9 members
 • MayorHans Jörg Huber FDP/PRD
Area
 • Total7.54 km2 (2.91 sq mi)
Elevation
408 m (1,339 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,504
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
8805
SFOS number0138
LocalitiesRichterswil, Samstagern, Burghalden
Surrounded byFreienbach (SZ), Hütten, Männedorf, Schönenberg, Stäfa, Wädenswil, Wollerau (SZ)
Websitewww.richterswil.ch
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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