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|Population||5686 (as of December 2003[update])|
|Area||69.23 km2 (26.73 sq mi)|
|Elevation||472 m (1,549 ft)|
|Ennenda, Innerthal (SZ), Luchsingen, Mitlödi, Muotathal (SZ), Näfels, Netstal, Riedern, Schwanden, Schwändi|
|Twin towns||New Glarus (Wisconsin), Kobryn (Belarus)|
History[change | edit source]
The first mention of the town is from 1178.
In 1864, the first European labor law to protect workers was introduced in Glarus, prohibiting requiring workers to work more than 12 hours a day.
Gallery[change | edit source]
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Official Web site (German)
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