Lausanne

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Cathedral Notre-Dame of Lausanne

Coordinates: 46°31′N 6°38′E

Lausanne
Coat of Arms of Lausanne
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Lausanne
Coordinates 46°31′N 6°38′E
Population 128,302   (as of 2007)
Area 41.37 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation 495 m (1,624 ft)
375 m - 900 m
Postal code 1000-1018
SFOS number 5586
Mayor (list) Daniel Brélaz (as of 2007) Green
Demonym Les Lausannois
Localities Le Chalet-à-Gobet, Montblesson, Montheron, Ouchy, Vernand-Dessous, Vernand-Dessus, Vers-chez-les-Blanc
Surrounded by
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Bottens, Bretigny-sur-Morrens, Chavannes-près-Renens, Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Crissier, Cugy, Ecublens, Epalinges, Évian-les-Bains (FR-74), Froideville, Jouxtens-Mézery, Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Lugrin (FR-74), Maxilly-sur-Léman (FR-74), Montpreveyres, Morrens, Neuvecelle (FR-74), Prilly, Pully, Renens, Romanel-sur-Lausanne, Saint-Sulpice, Savigny
Website www.lausanne.ch

Lausanne is a city in Switzerland. It has a population of about 120,000 people. The city is the capital of the district Lausanne. It is also the capital of the canton of Vaud. Lausanne is the forth biggest city of Switzerland. The syndic of Lausanne (syndic is the French word for mayor in the canton of Vaud) is Daniel Brélaz, from the ecological party, since 2001.