Lausanne

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Lausanne
Aerial view of Lausanne
Aerial view of Lausanne
Coat of arms of Lausanne
Coat of arms
Location of Lausanne
Lausanne is located in Switzerland
Lausanne
Lausanne
Lausanne is located in Canton of Vaud
Lausanne
Lausanne
Coordinates: 46°31.19′N 6°38.01′E / 46.51983°N 6.63350°E / 46.51983; 6.63350Coordinates: 46°31.19′N 6°38.01′E / 46.51983°N 6.63350°E / 46.51983; 6.63350
CountrySwitzerland
CantonVaud
DistrictLausanne
Government
 • ExecutiveMunicipalité
with 7 members
 • MayorSyndic (list)
Grégoire Junod SPS/PSS
(as of 2016)
 • ParliamentConseil communal
with 100 members
Area
 • Total41.37 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation
495 m (1,624 ft)
Highest elevation929.4 m (3,049.2 ft)
Lowest elevation372 m (1,220 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total139,056
 • Density3,400/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)French: Lausannois(e)
Postal code
1000–1018
SFOS number5586
LocalitiesLe Chalet-à-Gobet, Montblesson, Montheron, Ouchy, Vernand-Dessous, Vernand-Dessus, Vers-chez-les-Blanc
Surrounded byBottens, Bretigny-sur-Morrens, Chavannes-près-Renens, Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Crissier, Cugy, Écublens, Épalinges, 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
Websitewww.lausanne.ch
Profile (French), SFSO statistics

Lausanne is a city in Switzerland. It has a population of about 140,000 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 Grégoire Junod, from the Socialist Party, since 2016.

Cathedral Notre-Dame of Lausanne
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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.