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Volketswil is a political municipality in the district Uster of the canton Zurich in Switzerland. Volketswil is in the upper Glattal, because of the gate to the inhabitant of Zurich upper country, between Dübendorf and Uster, north the seizing lake. The village Volketswil adds itself between the two Moranenhugeln a Hutzlen and Homberg, which resulted from that Linthglet. Toward preserving outer dam soil and Zimikon the landscape is easy dropping. Today Hegnau is split by the A53. The village part of Zimikon is in a former Sumpfgebiet of the seizing lake. The villages Gutenswil and child living are on hills.
The largest locality of the municipality Volketswil is Hegnau with 8 ' 201 inhabitants. Volketswil has 2 ' 829 inhabitants, Gutenswil 1 ' 319, and child living 1 ' 242. The smallest locality is Zimikon with 1 ' 161 inhabitants. All these localities were to 1932 independent civil municipalities. 

Volketswil is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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