Val-de-Travers (district)

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Val-de-Travers District

District du Val-de-Travers
District
Location of Val-de-Travers District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Neuchâtel
CapitalVal-de-Travers
Dissolved1 January 2018
Area
 • Total166.47 km2 (64.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total11,898
 • Density71/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities3

Val-de-Travers District is one of the six districts of the canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The district capital is Val-de-Travers. It has a population of 11,898 (as of 31 December 2017).[1]

It is famous for its watch industry. It is also famous for being the historical birthplace of absinthe which is now once again being distilled in the region.

Municipalities[change | change source]

The district has three municipalities:

Coat of Arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2017)[1]
Area
km²
[2]
La Côte-aux-Fées La Côte-aux-Fées 435 12.85
Les Verrières Les Verrières 718 28.68
Val-de-Travers Val-de-Travers 10,745 124.91
Total 11,898 166.44

Merger[change | change source]

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
  3. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 14 January 2010