Schwamendingen Mitte

The quarter of Schwamendingen Mitte in Zurich.
Schwamendingerplatz, Restaurant Hirschen to the left (December 2009)
Heinrich Bosshardt school building
Reformed church

Schwamendingen Mitte (Schwamendingen centre) is a quarter in the district 12 in Zurich, located in the Glatt Valley (German: Glattal).

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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