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Uster

city in the canton of Zürich, Switzerland

Uster is a city and capital of the district of Uster in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland.

Uster
Uster - Kirchuster - Schloss Turm 2015-09-20 15-57-44.JPG
Coat of arms of Uster
Coat of arms
Location of Uster
Uster is located in Switzerland
Uster
Uster
Uster is located in Canton of Zurich
Uster
Uster
Coordinates: 47°21′N 8°43′E / 47.350°N 8.717°E / 47.350; 8.717Coordinates: 47°21′N 8°43′E / 47.350°N 8.717°E / 47.350; 8.717
CountrySwitzerland
CantonZurich
DistrictUster
Government
 • ExecutiveStadtrat
with 7 members
 • MayorStadtpräsident (list)
Martin Bornhauser SPS/PSS
(as of February 2014)
 • ParliamentGemeinderat
with 36 members
Area
 • Total28.56 km2 (11.03 sq mi)
Elevation
464 m (1,522 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total34,715
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Postal code
8610
SFOS number0198
LocalitiesKirchuster, Freudwil, Nänikon, Niederuster, Nossikon, Oberuster, Riedikon, Sulzbach, Wermatswil, Werrikon, Winikon-Gschwader
Surrounded byFehraltorf, Gossau, Greifensee, Maur, Mönchaltorf, Pfäffikon, Seegräben, Volketswil
Twin townsPrenzlau (Germany)
Websitewww.uster.ch
SFSO statistics

It is the third-largest city in the canton of Zurich. About 30,000 people lived there in 2015. It is one of the twenty largest cities in Switzerland. It is located next to lake Greifensee.

The city of Uster received the Wakker Prize in 2001.

HistoryEdit

In 1099, the House of Rapperswil gave the city St. Andreas Church.

VillagesEdit

Kirchuster, Freudwil, Nänikon, Niederuster, Nossikon, Oberuster, Riedikon, Sulzbach, Wermatswil, Werrikon, Winikon-Gschwader and Uster

GalleryEdit

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.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Uster at Wikimedia Commons