Schwamendingen and Oerlikon became independent municipalities in 1872. These were incorporated into the city of Zurich in 1934, together with Seebach, Affoltern, Witikon, Höngg, Altstetten and Albisrieden. After 1934 Schwamendingen was divided into the quarters Schwamendingen Mitte, Saatlen and Hirzenbach. The quarter has a population of 10,322 distributed over an area of 2.23 km².
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