Neuchâtel (French pronunciation: ​[nøʃatɛl]), Old 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.

Neuchâtel
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Coat o airms o Neuchâtel
Coat o airms
Location o Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel is locatit in Swisserland
Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel is locatit 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
KintraSwisserland
CantonNeuchâtel
DestrictNeuchâtel
Govrenment
 • ExecutiveConseil communal
with 5 members
 • MayorPrésident du Conseil communal (list)
Olivier Arni SPS/PSS
(as of February 2014)
 • PairlamentConseil général
with 41 members
Area
 • Total18.05 km2 (6.97 sq mi)
Elevation
430 m (1,410 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Tot33,475
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Postal code
2000
SFOS nummer6458
Surroondit biAuvernier, Boudry, Chabrey (VD), Colombier, Cressier, Cudrefin (VD), Delley-Portalban (FR), Enges, Fenin-Vilars-Saules, Hauterive, Peseux, Saint-Blase, Savagnier, Valangin
Twin tounsAarau (Swisstzerland), Besançon (Fraunce), Sansepolcro (Italy)
Wabsteidwww.neuchatelville.ch
SFSO statistics

International relationsEedit

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

Twin touns – Sister ceetiesEedit

Neuchâtel is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Retrieved 13 Januar 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". 9 Apryle 2019. Retrieved 11 Apryle 2019.
  3. "Intercultural city: Neuchâtel Canton, Switzerland". coe.int. 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2011.