Canton of Neuchâtel

canton of Switzerland
The coat of arms of the canton of Neuchâtel
Canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland

Neuchâtel is a French-speaking canton in western Switzerland. As of 2018, 176,850 people lived there. The capital is Neuchâtel.

GeographyEdit

To the northeast it borders the canton of Bern, to the northwest France (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté). Lake Neuchâtel lies southeast of the canton, while the canton of Vaud is southwest of the canton of Neuchâtel. The canton lies in the central area of the Jura Mountains.

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