Canton o Glarus

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Kanton Glarus
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
CaipitalGlarus
Lairgest CeetyGlarus Nord
Subdivisions3 municipalities
Govrenment
 • ExecutiveRegierungsrat (5)
 • LegislativeLandsgemeinde
Landrat (60)
Area
 • Total685.32 km2 (264.60 sq mi)
Population
 (12/2015)[2]
 • Tot40,028
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCH-GL
Heichest point3,614 m (11,857 ft): Tödi
Lawest point414 m (1,358 ft): Linth channel at border tae St.Gallen
Joined1352
LanguagesGerman
WabsteidGL.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 Land Cover - Kantone und Grossregionen nach 6 Hauptbereichen accessed 27 October 2017
  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