Canton of Zug

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Coat of arms of Zug
Map of Switzerland, location of Zug highlighted
Location in Switzerland
Map of Zug

Karte Kanton Zug 2010.png
Subdivisions11 municipalities
 • ExecutiveRegierungsrat (7)
 • LegislativeKantonsrat (80)
 • Total238.73 km2 (92.17 sq mi)
 • Total125,421
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCH-ZG
Highest point1,580 m (5,184 ft): Wildspitz

The Canton of Zug is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. It is in central Switzerland and its capital is Zug. With 239 km² in area, the canton is one of the smallest of the cantons. It does not contain any districts as there are not enough municipalities to warrant any districts.

Geography[change | change source]

The canton of Zug is in central Switzerland. The canton of Lucerne and Canton of Aargau lie to its west. To the north is the Canton of Zürich; to the west and south is the Canton of Schwyz. The canton has two lakes inside of it, both of which make up a large part of the canton's area. They are the lakes of Zug and Ägeri.

Municipalities[change | change source]

The eleven municipalities of the canton are:

References[change | change source]

  1. Arealstatistik Land Cover - Kantone und Grossregionen nach 6 Hauptbereichen accessed 27 October 2017
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 17 September 2018

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