Central Switzerland

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Central Switzerland
Zentralschweiz
Region
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Country   Switzerland
Area[1]
 • Total 4,483.3 km2 (1,731.0 sq mi)
Population (2007)[2]
 • Total 718,400
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
NUTS code CH06

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.

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Coordinates: 47°00′N 8°30′E / 47°N 8.5°E / 47; 8.5