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Glarus
Canton Glarus
District n.a.
Coordinates  47°02′ N 9°04′ E
Population 5686   (December 2003)
Area 69.23 km²
Elevation 472 m
Postal code 8750
Mayor
Website www.stadt-glarus.ch


Glarus is the capital of the Canton of Glarus, Switzerland. The twenty-six cantons of Switzerland are the states of the federal state of Switzerland. ... Jump to: navigation, search Glarus (French Glaris) is a canton in east central Switzerland. ... In contrast to centrally organised states, in the federally constituted Switzerland each Canton is completely free to decide its own internal organisation. ... This article is about longitude and latitude; see also UTM coordinate system Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (vertically) and longitude (horizontally); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which... 2003: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August _ September - October - November - December - → A timeline of events in the news for December, 2003. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation has several related meanings: Geography The elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or possibly some other fixed point). ... The metre, or meter (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... Here are postal codes of Switzerland and Liechtenstein: Zone 1 1000s are found in Lausanne, Lavaux and parts of Morges, 1100s in parts of Morges, 1200s are in Geneva and parts of La Côte, Vaud, 1300s in La Vallée, 1500s are found in Clavaleyres, the 1700s are found... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Jump to: navigation, search Glarus (French Glaris) is a canton in east central Switzerland. ...


The municipality Glarus (fr. Glaris, Ret. Glaruna, lat. Claruna) is the capital city of the same name of the Swiss Canton Glarus.


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Canton of Glarus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (382 words)
Glarus (French Glaris) is a canton in east central Switzerland.
The canton of Glarus is dominated by the deep valley of Linth River.
Between 1798 and 1803 Glarus was part of the Canton of Linth as established by Napoleon.
GLARUS - LoveToKnow Article on GLARUS (1476 words)
Just below Glarus town, another glen (coming from the south-west) joins the main valley, and is watered by the KlOn, while from its head the Pragel Pass (a mule path, converted into a carriage road) leads over to the canton of Schwyz.
After the capital, Glarus (q.v.), the largest villages are Nafels (2557 inhabitants), Ennenda (2494 inhabitants, opposite Glrus, of which it is practically a suburb), Netstal (2003 inhabitants), Mollis (1912 inhabitants) and Linththal (1894 inhabitants).
In 1798, in consequence of the resistance of Glarus to the French invaders, the canton was united to other districts under the name of canton of the Linth, though in 1803 it was reduced to its former limits.
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