|• Total||69.23 km2 (26.73 sq mi)|
|Elevation||472 m (1,549 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2016)|
|• Density||84.891/km2 (219.87/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Ennenda, Innerthal (SZ), Luchsingen, Mitlödi, Muotathal (SZ), Näfels, Netstal, Riedern, Schwanden, Schwändi|
|Twin towns||New Glarus (Wisconsin), Kobryn (Belarus)|
History[change | change 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 | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official Web site (German)
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