Canton o Glarus

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Kanton Glarus
Canton o Swisserland
Coat o airms o Kanton Glarus
Coat o airms
Cairt o Swisserland, location o Glarus highlighted
Location in Swisserland
Cairt o Glarus

Karte Kanton Glarus 2010.png
Coordinates: 46°59′N 9°4′E / 46.983°N 9.067°E / 46.983; 9.067Coordinates: 46°59′N 9°4′E / 46.983°N 9.067°E / 46.983; 9.067
Caipital Glarus
Lairgest Ceety Glarus Nord
Subdivisions 3 municipalities
Govrenment
 • Executive Regierungsrat (5)
 • Legislative Landsgemeinde
Landrat (60)
Aurie[1]
 • Total 685.3 km2 (264.6 sq mi)
Population (12/2015)[2]
 • Tot 40,028
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CH-GL
Heichest point 3,614 m (11,857 ft): Tödi
Lawest point 414 m (1,358 ft): Linth channel at border tae St.Gallen
Joined 1352
Languages German
Wabsteid GL.ch

The Canton of Glarus (German pronunciation: [ˈɡlarʊs] ( listen)) is a canton in east central Swisserland. The caipital is Glarus. The population speaks a variety o Alemannic German. The majority o the population (81%) identifies as Christian, aboot evenly split atween the Protestant an Catholic denominations.

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Kantonsdaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2016