Lake Geneva region

Lake Geneva region
Région lémanique
Country   Switzerland
  Total 8,718.6 km2 (3,366.3 sq mi)
Population (2007)[2]
  Total 1,399,400
  Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
NUTS code CH03

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

The Lemanic Arc (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.[3]

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

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