Vaud

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Canton de Vaud
Canton o Swisserland
Coat o airms o Canton de Vaud
Coat of arms
Cairt o Swisserland, location o Vaud highlighted
Location in Swisserland
Coordinates: 46°37′N 6°33′E / 46.617°N 6.550°E / 46.617; 6.550Coordinates: 46°37′N 6°33′E / 46.617°N 6.550°E / 46.617; 6.550
Caipital Lausanne
Subdivisions 339 municipalities, 10 districts
Govrenment
 • Executive Conseil d’État (7)
 • Legislative Grand Cooncil (150)
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 3,212.03 km2 (1,240.17 sq mi)
Population (12/2015)[2]
 • Tot 773,407
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CH-VD
Heichest point 3,210 m (10,531 ft): Diablerets
Lawest point 372 m (1,220 ft): Lake Geneva
Joined 1803
Languages French
Wabsteid VD.ch

Vaud (French pronunciation: [vo]) is ane o the 26 cantons o Swisserland an is locatit in Romandy, the French-speakin soothwastren pairt o the kintra. The caipital is Lausanne. The name o the Canton in Swisserland's ither leids are Vaud in Italian (Italian pronunciation: [vo]), Waadt in German (pronounced [ˈvaːt]), an Vad in Romansh.

Poleetical subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Destricts o the Canton o Vaud

The Canton o Vaud is dividit intae 10 destricts:

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are 376 municipalities in the canton.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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 (German) accessed 30 August 2016

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