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 (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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