Municipalities of Switzerland

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Municipalities of Switzerland
Also known as:
Gemeinde (German)
Commune (French)
Comuni (Italian)
Vischnancas (Romansh)
Karte Gemeinden der Schweiz 2018.01.01.png
Map of Switzerland showing cantonal, districts and municipal boundaries (2018)
CategoryMunicipality
LocationSwitzerland
Found inCanton or District
Number2,212 (as of 2019)

Municipalities (German: Gemeinden, Einwohnergemeinden or politische Gemeinden; French: communes; Italian: comuni; Romansh: vischnancas) are the lowest level of administrative division in Switzerland. Each municipality is part of one of the Swiss cantons, which form the Swiss Confederation. In most cantons municipalities are also part of districts or other sub-cantonal administrative divisions. As of January 2019 there are 2,212 municipalities.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Institutionelle Gliederungen". www.bfs.admin.ch. Bundesamt für Statistik. Retrieved 12 June 2019.

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