Central Switzerland
Country Switzerland
 • Total4,483.3 km2 (1,731.0 sq mi)
 • Total718,400
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
NUTS codeCH06
HDI (2018)0.939[3]
very high · 5th

Central Switzerland is the region of the Alpine Foothills geographically the heart and historically the origin of Switzerland, with the cantons of Uri, Schwyz, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Lucerne and Zug.

Central Switzerland is one of the NUTS 2 statistical regions. As such it includes the cantons of Lucerne, Uri, Schwyz, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Zug.

See also

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  1. ^ "Total area and land area, by NUTS 2 regions - km2".
  2. ^ "Total average population, by NUTS 2 regions - (1 000 inhabitants)".
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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