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Kilchberg is a municipality in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. Kilchberg is the site of a regional cemetery.HistoryKilchberg is first mentioned in 1248 as Hilchberch. In 1250 it was mentioned as Kilchperch. It grew out of the mediaeval village of Bendlikon (first mentioned in 1250 as Benklinkon) where Kilchberg was just a section of the village. Its coat of arms is Azure a Quatrefoil Argent seeded Or.GeographyKilchberg has an area of 2.6km2. Of this area, 26.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 71.2% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.4%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). housing and buildings made up 58.1% of the total area, while transportation infrastructure made up the rest (13.2%). 74.9% of the total municipal area was undergoing some type of construction.DemographicsKilchberg has a population of., 21.2% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. the gender distribution of the population was 48.1% male and 51.9% female. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 1.8% per annum. Most of the population speaks German (84.0%), with English being second most common ( 4.1%) and Italian being third ( 2.8%).In the 2007 national election the most popular party was the SVP which received 30.8% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the FDP (27.4%), the SPS (12.5%) and the CSP (10.2%).Kilchberg is in Canton of Zurich. Make Kilchberg central to your Switzerland travel plans using our Switzerland day trip website.
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