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Canton of Neuchâtel
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Capital: Neuchâtel ( German: Neuenburg) is a city in Switzerland which is the capital of the Canton of Neuchâtel. Neuchâtel is also the name of the adjacent lake, Lake Neuchâtel. The city has approximately 31,500 inhabitants ( 2002), by and large French-speaking. Neuch... Neuchâtel
Abbr.: NE
Joined: 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). Events January 3 - Austria, Britain, and France form a secret defensive alliance treaty against Prussia and Russia. January 4 - Netherlands, Foundation of the first dutch student association, the Groninger Studenten Corps, Vindicat Atque Polit. The first rector of... 1815
Population: 167,990
Area: (Redirected from 1 E9 m2) To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. areas less than 1000 km² 1,000 km² is equal to: 1 E9 m² in... 803 km²
Language: French (français, langue française) is one of the most important Romance languages, outnumbered in speakers only by Spanish and Portuguese. In 1999 French was the 11th most spoken language in the world being spoken by about 77 million people (called Francophones) as a mother tongue, and... French

Neuchâtel is a The twenty-six cantons of Switzerland are the states of the federal state of Switzerland. Historically and until the mid-19th century, each canton in the then-confederation was a sovereign state, with its own borders, army, and currency; the current federal structure was established in 1848. During the sixteenth... canton of The Swiss Confederation or Switzerland is a landlocked federal state in Europe, with neighbours Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. The country has a strong tradition of political and military neutrality, but also of international co-operation, and is home to many international organisations. Confoederatio Helvetica (CH), the Latin version... Switzerland. It is located in the west of Switzerland. The population is 167,990 ( 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. Pascal Couchepin becomes President of the Confederation in... 2003). The capital is Neuchâtel ( German: Neuenburg) is a city in Switzerland which is the capital of the Canton of Neuchâtel. Neuchâtel is also the name of the adjacent lake, Lake Neuchâtel. The city has approximately 31,500 inhabitants ( 2002), by and large French-speaking. Neuch... Neuchâtel.

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Geography

The canton of Neuchâtel is located in the west of Switzerland. To its northeast it border the The Swiss canton of Bern (German: Kanton Bern; French Canton de Berne) has a population of about 947,000. It is located in west_ central Switzerland and the city of Bern is its capital. People speak a local Swiss German dialect called Bärndüütsch and French in the City... canton of Bern, the northwest The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... France. The Lake Neuchâtel lies southeast of the canton, while the canton of The Canton of Vaud is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland located in the southwestern part of the country. The capital is Lausanne. Geography The canton stretches from Lake Neuchâtel in the north, where it borders the canton of Neuchâtel to Lake Geneva in the south, bordering... Vaud is southwest of the canton of Neuchâtel. The canton lies in the central area of the The Jura folds are located North of the main Alpine orogenic front, and are being continually deformed, accommodating the northwards compression due to Alpine folding. The deformation becomes less pervasive away from the Alpine mountains. The Jura (the rock after which the mountains are named) is comprised of three major... Jura Mountains. Lake Neuchâtel drains the lands in the south, whilst the River Doubs drains the northern areas.


The canton is commonly divided into three regions. The Vignoble region is located along the lake. Its name derives from the many vineyards found there. The region called Les Vallées lies further north. The two largest valleys of the canton of Neuchâtel lie in this region: the Ruz Valley and the Val de Travers. Both valley lie at about 700m. The highest region of the canton, however, is the Neuchâtelois Mountains at 900 to 1065m. This region is made up of a long valley home to La Chaux-de-Fonds, Le Locle and La Brévine.


Location of the canton
Location of the canton


History

The name of the canton goes back to the Roman designation of Novum Castellum (new castle). Rudolph III of Burgundy mentioned Neuchâtel in his will in Events February 2 - Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, becomes King of Burgundy. Births Elizaveta Yaroslavna of Kiev, Queen of Norway Matilda of Flanders - wife of King William I of England (+ 1083) Herbert IV, Count of Vermandois Lulach The Fool of Scotland (+ 1057) Cheng Hao, philosopher (+ 1085) King Vratislav II... 1032. The dynasty of Count Ulrich von Fenis took over the town and its territories in Events April 11 - Empress Zoe of Byzantium marries her chamberlain and elevates him to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael IV. Franche-Comté becomes subject to the Holy Roman Empire. Births Emperor Go-Sanjo of Japan Deaths April 11 - Romanus III, Eastern Roman Emperor, found dead in... 1034. The dynasty prospered and by Events Bristol is made an independent county. Births John Beaufort, later Duke of Somerset (approximate date). Deaths July 23 - Saint Birgitta, patron saint of Europe Constantine VI of Armenia (assassinated) Categories: 1373 ... 1373 all the lands now part of the canton belonged to the count. In Events Early feminist Christine de Pizan writes The Book of the City of Ladies Erection of Bath Abbey (-- 1499) Publication of Bellifortis by Konrad Kyeser (book on military technology) Births October 18 - Pope Pius II Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, Albanias national hero Deaths February 14 - Timur (aka Tamerlane), Mongol monarch... 1405 the cities of For other uses, see Bern (disambiguation). The city of Bern, English traditionally Berne [bɝːn] (German Bern [ˈbɛrn], French Berne [bɛʀn], Italian Berna [ˈbɛrna], Romansh Berna [ˈbɛrnə]), is the Bundesstadt (capital) of Switzerland. Inhabitants: 127... Bern and Neuchâtel ( German: Neuenburg) is a city in Switzerland which is the capital of the Canton of Neuchâtel. Neuchâtel is also the name of the adjacent lake, Lake Neuchâtel. The city has approximately 31,500 inhabitants ( 2002), by and large French-speaking. Neuch... Neuchâtel entered a union. The lands of Neuchâtel passed to the lords of This article is about Freiburg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. There is also a village named Freiburg (Elbe) in northwestern Germany. Freiburg (Freiburg im Üchtland) is also the German name of the town of Fribourg, Switzerland. Freiburg landscape Freiburg im Breisgau is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in... Freiburg about a century later, and then in Events January 1 - French troops surrender Gaeta to the Spanish under Cordoba. January 31 - France cedes Naples to Aragon. February 29 - Christopher Columbus uses his knowldege of a lunar eclipse that night to convince Native Americans to provide him with supplies. Michelangelo Buonarroti finishes his sculpture of David - August 8... 1504 to the The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... French house of Orléans- Longueville.


The French preacher Categories: Stub | 1489 births | 1565 deaths | French theologians | Reformed theologians ... Guillaume Farel brought the teachings of the The Protestant Reformation was a movement which began in the 16th century as a series of attempts to reform the Roman Catholic Church, but ended in division and the establishment of new institutions, most importantly Lutheranism, Reformed churches, and Anabaptists. Roots of the Reformation Avignon Papacy (Babylonian Captivity of the... Protestant Reformation to the area in Events June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. August 12 - Florence is captured by Spanish troops under Prince Philibert of Orange. The Medici are restored in the person of the Popes nephew Alessandro de Medici. Knights of Malta are formed when the Knights Hospitaller... 1530. When the house of Orléans- Longueville became extinct in Events March 26 - Act of Union with Scotland becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one country, the Kingdom of Great Britain. April 25 - Allied army is defeated by Bourbonic army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession. May 1 - Union of the... 1707, the lands of Neuchâtel went to King Friedrich I of Prussia. Friedrich I of Prussia, Kurfürst of Brandenburg, King of Prussia (Fredrick I, July 11, 1657 -- February 25, 1713), Hohenzollern, was the first king of Prussia, reigning from January 18, 1701, until his death. He died in Berlin. Born in Königsberg, Friedrich became the Kurf... Frederick I of Prussia. The kings of The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia ( German: Preußen or Preussen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: Prūsai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad... Prussia governed the area until 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). Events Monument for the leaders of the 1848 Matale rebellion, Sri Lanka The Revolution of 1848 (qv.), a series of widespread but failed struggles for more liberal governments, from Brazil to Hungary. January 24 - California gold... 1848, with the exception of the period between Events January 8 - Cape Colony becomes a British colony January 10 - Dutch in Cape Town surrender to the British January 19 - The United Kingdom occupies the Cape of Good Hope February 6 - Royal Navy victory off Santo Domingo - see:Action of 6 February 1806 March 23 - After traveling through the... 1806 and 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). Events January 14 - Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden in exchange for west Pomerania, as part of the Treaty of Kiel January 29 - French army of Emperor Napoleon I wins the Battle of Brienne January 31 - Gervasio Antonio de... 1814 when the lands went as a sovereign principality to For other uses, see Napoleon (disambiguation). Portrait of Napoléon Bonaparte Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a general and ruler of France. He was a general of the French Revolution and became the effective ruler of France in 1799: he was First Consul (Premier... Napoleon’s chief of staff Louis Alexandre Berthier, prince de Neuchâtel (February 20, 1753 - June 1, 1815), marshal of France and chief of the staff under Napoleon I, was born at Versailles. As a boy he was instructed in the military art by his father, an officer of the Corps de genie, and at... Louis Alexandre Berthier.


In 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). Events January 3 - Austria, Britain, and France form a secret defensive alliance treaty against Prussia and Russia. January 4 - Netherlands, Foundation of the first dutch student association, the Groninger Studenten Corps, Vindicat Atque Polit. The first rector of... 1815 the canton of Neuchâtel became part of the Swiss confederation as a full member. For the first time the Swiss admitted a canton that did not have a republican administration. This situation changed in 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). Events Monument for the leaders of the 1848 Matale rebellion, Sri Lanka The Revolution of 1848 (qv.), a series of widespread but failed struggles for more liberal governments, from Brazil to Hungary. January 24 - California gold... 1848 when a peaceful revolution took place and established a Republic. King Photograph of Frederick King Frederick William IV of Prussia (October 15, 1795 - January 2, 1861), the eldest son and successor of Frederick William III of Prussia, reigned as King of Prussia from 1840 to 1861. Frederick William was educated by private tutors, many of whom were experienced civil servants. He... Frederick William IV of Prussia did not give in immediately and several attempts at counter-revolution took place. In 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). Events January 9 - Earthquake at Fort Tejon, California with an estimated magnitude of 7.9 February 16 - The National Deaf Mute College (later renamed Gallaudet University) is established in Washington, DC becoming the first school for the advanced... 1857 Frederick William renounced his claims on the area.


Economy

The canton is well-known for its wines that are grown along the Lake Neuchâtel. There are Dairy farming is a class of agricultural enterprise, raising female cattle for long-term production of milk, which may be either processed on-site or transported to a dairy for processing and eventual retail sale. Most dairy farms sell the male calves borne by their cows, sometimes for veal production... dairy farming and cattle breeding in the valleys, but it is for the breeding of horses that Neuchâtel has a fine reputation. Watch making is well established in the canton, as is recently fine mechanics and the production of microchips.


Demographics

The population is almost entirely French (français, langue française) is one of the most important Romance languages, outnumbered in speakers only by Spanish and Portuguese. In 1999 French was the 11th most spoken language in the world being spoken by about 77 million people (called Francophones) as a mother tongue, and... French speaking. About two thirds are Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. It generally refers to those that separated from the Roman Catholic Church in the Reformation of the 16th century, their offshoots, and those that share similar doctrines or ideologies. It is commonly considered one of the three major branches of Christianity... Protestant and about one third The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. Members generally prefer the term Catholic Church, but this term has multiple meanings (see Catholicism); the term Roman Catholic Church is used in this article to avoid... Roman Catholic.


Districts

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Districts of Canton Neuchâtel

The Canton of Neuchâtel is divided into 6 districts which belong to 4 geographic regions:

  • District of Neuchâtel, Le Littoral region, capital Neuchâtel ( German: Neuenburg) is a city in Switzerland which is the capital of the Canton of Neuchâtel. Neuchâtel is also the name of the adjacent lake, Lake Neuchâtel. The city has approximately 31,500 inhabitants ( 2002), by and large French-speaking. Neuch... Neuchâtel
  • District of Boudry, Le Littoral region, capital Boudry
  • District of Val-de-Ruz, Val-de-Ruz region, capital Cernier
  • District of Val-de-Travers, Val-de-Travers region, capital Fleurier
  • District of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Montagnes Neuchâteloises region, capital La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • District of Locle, Montagnes Neuchâteloises region, capital Le Locle

Municipalities

The following is a list of Municipalities are the smallest government division in Switzerland. Switzerland has approximately 2900 municipalities (communes/Gemeinden/comuni), with many having a population of a few hundred citizens. Each canton defines their responsibilities. These may include providing local government services such as education, medical and social services, public transportation, and tax collection... municipalities (communes) by district.

Neuchâtel

  • Cornaux
  • Cressier
  • Enges
  • Hauterive
  • Le Landeron
  • Lignières
  • Marin-Epagnier is a town located at the northeastern tip of Lake Neuchâtel in Switzerland. It is within the district of Neuchâtel in the canton of Neuchâtel. It has an elevation of 455 meters, and, as of 2004, a population of 3,925 people. It lies close... Marin-Epagnier
  • Neuchâtel ( German: Neuenburg) is a city in Switzerland which is the capital of the Canton of Neuchâtel. Neuchâtel is also the name of the adjacent lake, Lake Neuchâtel. The city has approximately 31,500 inhabitants ( 2002), by and large French-speaking. Neuch... Neuchâtel
  • Saint Blaise can refer to: A saint, see Blaise Saint-Blaise is the name or part of the name of several communes in France Saint-Blaise, in the Alpes-Maritimes Saint-Blaise, in the Haute-Savoie Saint-Blaise-du-Buis, commune in the Isère Saint-Blaise-la-Roche, commune... Saint-Blaise
  • Thielle-Wavre

Boudry

  • Auvernier
  • Bevaix
  • Bôle
  • Boudry
  • Brot-Dessous
  • Colombiers or Colombier is the name or part of the name of several communes in France and Switzerland: In France Colombiers, in the Charente-Maritime département Colombiers, in the Cher département Colombiers, in the Hérault département Colombiers, in the Orne département Colombiers, in the Vienne... Colombier
  • Corcelles-Cormondrèche
  • Cortaillod
  • Fresens
  • Gorgier
  • Montalchez
  • Peseux
  • Rochefort
  • Saint-Aubin-Sauges
  • Vaumarcus

La Chaux-de-Fonds

Le Locle

Val-de-Ruz

  • Boudevilliers is a Swiss village in the Val-de-Ruz district of the canton of Neuchâtel. Boudevilliers is known for its ancient chateau which dates from the Middle Ages. The blazon for Boudevilliers coat_of_arms is: Gules, a Cross bottony Or. Categories: Switzerland geography stubs | Cities in Switzerland ... Boudevilliers
  • Cernier
  • Chézard-Saint-Martin
  • Coffrane
  • Dombresson
  • Engollon
  • Fenin-Vilars-Saules
  • Fontainemelon
  • Fontaines
  • Les Geneveys-sur-Coffrane
  • Les Hauts-Geneveys
  • Le Pâquier
  • Montmollin
  • Savagnier
  • Valangin
  • Villiers is the name of several places: Switzerland Villiers (NE), in the Val-de-Ruz district of the canton of Neuchâtel France Villiers is the name or part of the name of several communes in France: Villiers, in the lIndre département Villiers, in the Vienne département... Villiers

Val-de-Travers

  • Boveresse
  • Buttes
  • Couvet
  • Fleurier
  • La Côte-aux-Fées
  • Les Bayards
  • Les Verrières
  • Môtiers
  • Noiraigue
  • Saint-Sulpice can refer to: Society of Saint-Sulpice, a Catholic religious order Saint-Sulpice church in Paris Several Catholic saints, including: Saint Sulpicius Severus (ca. 360 - ca. 420), who wrote the earliest biography of Saint Martin of Tours. Saint-Sulpice is the name of a subway station: Saint-Sulpice... Saint-Sulpice
  • There are several people and places that have the name Travers: Dahlia Travers Fritz Travers, mayor of Wiesbaden from 1919 to 1929 Mary Travers, two singers and one reporter for Action 7 on an ABC affiliate WKBW-TV. Travers River, New Zealand Val-de-Travers, a district in the canton... Travers

External links

  • Official Site (http://www.ne.ch/neat/site/jsp/bienvenue/anglais.html)
  • Official Statistics (http://www.statistik.admin.ch/stat_ch/ber00/ekan_ne.htm)
  • Tourism: Neuchâtel & Surroundings "Watch Valley" (http://www.watchvalley.ch/)


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