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Canton of Glarus

Short NameGlarus
Local NamesKanton Glarus
Lat Deg46|lat_min=59
Lon Deg9|lon_min=4
Largest CityGlarus Nord
Area Rank17th
Population Rank23rd
Executive Members7
LegislativeLandsgemeinde (Landrat
Parliament Members80
Highest M3614
LowestLinth channel at border to St.Gallen
Lowest M410
Municipalities Number3

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The Canton of Glarus (-deˈɡlarʊs-De-Glarus is a canton in east central Switzerland. The capital is Glarus.

The population speaks a variety of Alemannic German.

The majority of the population (81%) identifies as Christian, about evenly split between the Protestant and Catholic confessions.

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