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Val-de-Travers (district)

district in Switzerland

Val-de-Travers District is one of the six districts of the canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The district capital is Val-de-Travers. It has a population of 11,898 (as of 31 December 2017).[1]

Val-de-Travers District

District du Val-de-Travers
District
Location of Val-de-Travers District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Neuchâtel
CapitalVal-de-Travers
Dissolved1 January 2018
Area
 • Total166.47 km2 (64.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total11,898
 • Density71/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities3

It is famous for its watch industry. It is also famous for being the historical birthplace of absinthe which is now once again being distilled in the region.

MunicipalitiesEdit

The district has three municipalities:

Coat of Arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2017)[1]
Area
km²
[2]
  La Côte-aux-Fées 435 12.85
  Les Verrières 718 28.68
  Val-de-Travers 10,745 124.91
Total 11,898 166.44

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 17 September 2018
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010
  3. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 14 January 2010