|Former municipality of Switzerland|
|• Total||16.41 km2 (6.34 sq mi)|
|Elevation||740 m (2,430 ft)|
|• Density||170/km2 (430/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Boveresse, Môtiers, Travers|
Couvet was a municipality in the district of Val-de-Travers in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. On 1 January 2009, the former municipalities of Boveresse, Buttes, Couvet, Fleurier, Les Bayards, Môtiers, Noiraigue, Saint-Sulpice and Travers merged to form the administrative district of Val-de-Travers.
It is claimed that Couvet was the birthplace of absinthe at the end of the 18th century and it is now the home of La Clandestine Absinthe. It was also the home to Edouard Dubied & Co, a factory that used to make sewing machines.
- Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 14 January 2010
- Couvet in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Official website (in French)
- Swiss absinthe site
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