Canton of Lucerne

canton of Switzerland
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Lucerne is a canton of Switzerland. It can be found in the centre of Switzerland. As of 31 December 2018, the canton has 409,557 people lived there. The capital is Lucerne.

Kanton Luzern
Coat of arms of Kanton Luzern
Coat of arms
Location in Switzerland
Map of Lucerne

Karte Kanton Luzern 2010.png
Coordinates: 47°5′N 8°7′E / 47.083°N 8.117°E / 47.083; 8.117Coordinates: 47°5′N 8°7′E / 47.083°N 8.117°E / 47.083; 8.117
CapitalLucerne
Subdivisions87 municipalities
Government
 • ExecutiveRegierungsrat (5)
 • LegislativeKantonsrat (120)
Area
 • Total1,493.51 km2 (576.65 sq mi)
Population
 (December 2017)[2]
 • Total406,506
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCH-LU
Highest point2,350 m (7,710 ft): Brienzer Rothorn
Lowest point406 m (1,332 ft): Reuss plain at Honauer Schachen
Joined1332
LanguagesGerman
Websitewww.lu.ch

DistrictsEdit

The Canton of Lucerne has six districts:

MunicipalitiesEdit

The Canton of Lucerne has 82 municipalities (as of 1 January 2020):

ReferencesEdit

  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 17 September 2018

Other websitesEdit