La Chaux-de-Fonds (district)

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La Chaux-de-Fonds District

District de la Chaux-de-Fonds
District
Location of La Chaux-de-Fonds District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Neuchâtel
CapitalLa Chaux-de-Fonds
Dissolved1 January 2018
Area
 • Total92.94 km2 (35.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total39,796
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities3

La Chaux-de-Fonds District is one of the six districts of the largely French-speaking canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The district capital is the town of La Chaux-de-Fonds. It has a population of 39,796 (as of 31 December 2017).[1]

Municipalities[change | change source]

La Chaux-de-Fonds has three municipalities:

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2017)[1]
Area
km²
[2]
La Chaux-de-Fonds La Chaux-de-Fonds 38,625 55.66
La Sagne La Sagne 966 25.55
Les Planchettes Les Planchettes 205 11.73
Total 39,796 92.94

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 17 September 2018
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010