Yverdon-les-Bains

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Yverdon-les-Bains
Yverdon-les-Bains
Yverdon-les-Bains
Coat of arms of Yverdon-les-Bains
Coat of arms
Location of Yverdon-les-Bains
Yverdon-les-Bains is located in Switzerland
Yverdon-les-Bains
Yverdon-les-Bains
Yverdon-les-Bains is located in Canton of Vaud
Yverdon-les-Bains
Yverdon-les-Bains
Coordinates: 46°46.71′N 6°38.45′E / 46.77850°N 6.64083°E / 46.77850; 6.64083Coordinates: 46°46.71′N 6°38.45′E / 46.77850°N 6.64083°E / 46.77850; 6.64083
CountrySwitzerland
CantonVaud
DistrictJura-Nord vaudois
Government
 • ExecutiveMunicipalité
with 7 members
 • MayorSyndic (list)
Daniel Von Siebenthal PSS/SPS
(as of February 2014)
 • ParliamentConseil communal
with 100 members
Area
 • Total11.28 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Elevation
435 m (1,427 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total30,157
 • Density2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
1400
SFOS number5938
Surrounded byBelmont-sur-Yverdon, Cheseaux-Noréaz, Cuarny, Ependes, Grandson, Gressy, Montagny-près-Yverdon, Pomy, Treycovagnes
Twin townsNogent-sur-Marne (France), Winterthur (Switzerland), Prokuplje (Serbia), Kagamino (Japan), Pontarlier (France), Collesano (Italy)
Websitewww.yverdon-les-bains.ch
Profile (in French), SFSO statistics

Yverdon-les-Bains (French pronunciation: ​[ivɛʁdɔ̃lebɛ̃]) is a municipality in Jura-Nord vaudois in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It is the capital of the district. As of 31 December 2017, 30,143 people lived in Yverdon-les-Bains.[3] It was called Eburodunum and Ebredunum during the Roman era.

Yverdon-les-Bains won Wakker Prize in 2009 for the way the city handled and developed the public areas and connected the old city with Lake Neuchâtel.[4]

The former municipality Gressy became part of Yverdon-les-Bains on 1 July 2011.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. https://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/pxweb/fr/px-x-0102020000_201/-/px-x-0102020000_201.px/table/tableViewLayout2/?rxid=c5985c8d-66cd-446c-9a07-d8cc07276160.
  3. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 17 September 2018
  4. Wakker Prize Archived 2011-06-26 at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 11 May 2009.
  5. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 17 February 2011.

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