Espace Mittelland

Espace Mittelland
Country   Switzerland
  Total 10,062.2 km2 (3,885.0 sq mi)
Population (2007)[2]
  Total 1,709,900
  Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
NUTS code CH03

Espace Mittelland is a region of Switzerland, encompassing the cantons of Bern, Fribourg, Jura, Neuchâtel and Solothurn. It is one of the NUTS-2 regions of Switzerland.

The name includes a word from each of the two official languages spoken in this region: espace (French) here means "area", and Mittelland is the German name of the Swiss Central Plateau. This same mixed name is used in both official French- and German-language texts.

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Coordinates: 46°54′N 7°24′E / 46.900°N 7.400°E / 46.900; 7.400

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