It was formerly a municipality of its own, having been incorporated into Zürich in 1893.
The quarter has a population of 15,446 distributed on an area of 2.11 km².
Zentrum für Migrationskirchen (literally: Centre for migration churches) comprises eight Protestant churches from four continents, situated in the former church hall of the Evangelical Reformed Church of the Canton of Zürich in Zürich-Wipkingen, being a unique centre in Switzerland for the so-called migration churches.
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