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Canton of Lucerne

Short NameLucerne
German NameLuzern
Local NamesKanton Luzern
Lat Deg47|lat_min=5
Lon Deg8|lon_min=7
CapitalLucerne|
Area1493
Area Rank9th
Population Rank7th
Since1332
AbbrLU
LanguagesGerman
ExecutiveRegierungsrat
Executive Members5
LegislativeGrosser Rat
Parliament Members120
HighestBrienzer Rothorn
Highest M2350
LowestReuss plain at Honauer Schachen
Lowest M406
Municipalities Number87
Districts DesignationÄmter
Districts Number5

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Lucerne ( ) is a canton of Switzerland. It is located in the centre of Switzerland. The population of the canton (as of ) is . , the population included 57,268 foreigners, or about 15.8% of the total population. The cantonal capital is Lucerne.


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