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Wiedikon is a district in the Swiss city of Zurich. It's District number 3.

Wiedikon

District of the city of Zurich
District
Official seal of Wiedikon
Seal
Karte Zürcher Stadtkreis 3.png
Coordinates: 47°22′N 8°31′E / 47.367°N 8.517°E / 47.367; 8.517Coordinates: 47°22′N 8°31′E / 47.367°N 8.517°E / 47.367; 8.517
CountrySwitzerland
CantonZurich
CityZurich
Area
 • Total8.65 km2 (3.34 sq mi)
Population
(31. Dec. 2005)
 • Total45,885
 • Density5,305/km2 (13,740/sq mi)
District Number3
QuartersAlt-Wiedikon
Sihlfeld
Friesenberg
Wiedikon as seen from Uetliberg (October 2009)
Sihlcity shopping mall
Wiedikon (centered) on Murerplan (1566)

The district comprises the quarters Alt-Wiedikon, Sihlfeld and Friesenberg.

Wiedikon was formerly a municipality of its own, having been incorporated into Zurich in 1893.

TransportationEdit

The municipality is located on the A3 motorway. Zürich Wiedikon railway station is a stop of the Zürich S-Bahn on the lines S2, S8 and S21. The head office of Sihltal Zürich Uetliberg Bahn (SZU) is located in Wiedikon.

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