Neuchâtel

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Neuchâtel
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Coat o airms o Neuchâtel
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Neuchâtel is located in Switzerland
Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel is located in Canton o Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel
Coordinates: 47°0′N 6°56′E / 47.000°N 6.933°E / 47.000; 6.933Coordinates: 47°0′N 6°56′E / 47.000°N 6.933°E / 47.000; 6.933
Kintra Swisserland
Canton Neuchâtel
Destrict Neuchâtel
Govrenment
 • Executive Conseil communal
with 5 members
 • Mayor Président du Conseil communal (list)
Olivier Arni SPS/PSS
(as of February 2014)
 • Parliament Conseil général
with 41 members
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
Elevation 430 m (1,410 ft)
Population (Diz 2015[2])
 • Tot 33,712
 • Density 1,900/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Postal code 2000
SFOS nummer 6458
Surroondit bi Auvernier, Boudry, Chabrey (VD), Colombier, Cressier, Cudrefin (VD), Delley-Portalban (FR), Enges, Fenin-Vilars-Saules, Hauterive, Peseux, Saint-Blase, Savagnier, Valangin
Twin touns Aarau (Swisstzerland), Besançon (Fraunce), Sansepolcro (Italy)
Wabsteid www.neuchatelville.ch
SFSO stateestics

Neuchâtel (French pronunciation: [nøʃatɛl]), Auld French: neu(f) "new" + chatel "castle" (French: château); German: Neuenburg; Italian: Neocastello or Nuovocastello; Romansh: Neuchâtel or Neufchâtel) is the caipital o the Swiss canton o Neuchâtel on Lake Neuchâtel.

International relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Neuchâtel is a pilot ceety o the Cooncil o Europe an the European Commission Intercultural ceeties programme.[3]

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Neuchâtel is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  3. "Intercultural city: Neuchâtel Canton, Switzerland". coe.int. 2011. Retrieved 22 Mey 2011.