Lake Geneva region

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Lake Geneva region

Région lémanique
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Country  Switzerland
 • Total8,718.6 km2 (3,366.3 sq mi)
 • Total1,399,400
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
NUTS codeCH01
HDI (2015)0.942[3]
very high · 2nd

The Lake Geneva region or Lemanic Region (French: Région lémanique, German: Genferseeregion) is the common name of the region of Switzerland encompassing the cantons of Geneva, Vaud and Valais. It is one of the NUTS-2 regions of Switzerland.

Lemanic Arc[edit]

The Lemanic Arc[citation needed] (French: Arc lémanique) is the region on the north side of Lake Léman, stretching out from Geneva to Lausanne and Montreux. Its parts are Geneva, La Côte, Lausanne, Lavaux, La Riviera and le Chablais.

The cantons of Geneva and Vaud have a collaboration programme named Métropole lémanique.[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Total area and land area, by NUTS 2 regions - km2
  2. ^ Total average population, by NUTS 2 regions - (1 000 inhabitants)
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  4. ^ (in French) Métropole lémanique, (page visited on 15 November 2013).

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 46°24′N 6°54′E / 46.400°N 6.900°E / 46.400; 6.900