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Carte du district du Gros-de-Vaud

The Gros-de-Vaud is an area of the Swiss canton of Vaud.


The Gros-de-Vaud lies between the cities of Lausanne and Yverdon on the North-South direction, and between Moudon and Orbe in the East-West axle. The community of Echallens is its centre and the head of the Gros-de-Vaud district that was created on January 1, 2008.

Close to the Lausanne agglomeration (capital of the canton of Vaud), the Gros-de-Vaud is connected to it by the Lausanne-Echallens-Bercher (LEB) railroad.

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Coordinates: 46°38′28″N 6°38′04″E / 46.64111°N 6.63444°E / 46.64111; 6.63444