Canton o Uri

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Kanton Uri
Coat o airms o Kanton Uri
Coat o airms
Cairt o Swisserland, location o Uri highlighted
Location in Swisserland
Cairt o Uri

Karte Kanton Uri 2010.png
Coordinates: 46°47′N 8°37′E / 46.783°N 8.617°E / 46.783; 8.617Coordinates: 46°47′N 8°37′E / 46.783°N 8.617°E / 46.783; 8.617
CaipitalAltdorf
Subdivisions20 municipalities
Govrenment
 • ExecutiveRegierungsrat (7)
 • LegislativeLandrat (64)
Area
 • Total1,076.56 km2 (415.66 sq mi)
Population
 (12/2015)[2]
 • Tot35,973
 • Density33/km2 (87/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCH-UR
Heichest point3,630 m (11,909 ft): Dammastock
Lawest point434 m (1,424 ft): Loch Lucerne
Joined1291
LanguagesGerman
WabsteidUR.ch

The canton o Uri (German: Kanton Aboot this soondUri ) is ane o the 26 cantons o Swisserland an a foondin member o the Swiss Confederation. It is locatit in Central Swisserland. The canton's territory covers the valley o the Reuss atween the St. Gotthard Pass an Loch Lucerne. The offeecial leid o Uri is (the Swiss variety o Staundart) German, but the main spoken leid is the Alemannic Swiss German dialect called Urner German [de]. Uri wis the anerly canton whaur the childer in schuil haed to learn Italian as thair first foreign leid. But in the schuil year o 2005/2006 this wis chynged tae Inglis as in maist ither cantons. The population is aboot 35,000 o which 3,046 (or 8.7%) are foreigners.[3]

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  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
  3. Federal Department of Statistics (2008). "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeit, Geschlecht und Kantonen" (Microsoft Excel). Retrieved 5 November 2008.