La Chaux-de-Fonds district

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District de La Chaux-de-Fonds
Basic data
Country: SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton of NeuchâtelCanton of Neuchâtel Neuchâtel (NE)
Main town : La Chaux-de-Fonds
Area : 92.99 km²
Residents: 39,796 (December 31, 2017)
Population density : 428 inhabitants per km²
Map of District de La Chaux-de-Fonds

The District de La Chaux-de-Fonds was a district of the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland until December 31, 2017 . Since January 1, 2018, he, together with former Le Locle District the Montagnes region .

The following communities belonged to the district (as of January 1, 2016) :

coat of arms Name of the parish Population
(December 31, 2017)
in km²
per km²
La Chaux-de-Fonds
La Chaux-de-Fonds 38,625 55.71 693
Lasagne 966 25.55 38
Les Planchettes
Les Planchettes 205 11.73 17th
Total (3) 39,796 92.99 428

Changes in the community

  • 1851: Separation of Le Locle and change of district from Le Locle → Les Eplatures district to La-Chaux-de-Fonds district

Web links

Commons : La Chaux-de-Fonds district  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Standard area statistics - municipalities according to four main areas (15.12.2017) of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO)