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Former municipality of Switzerland
Coat of arms of Cernier
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Neuchâtel
District Val-de-Ruz
 • Total 9.11 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Elevation 820 m (2,690 ft)
Population (December 2011)
 • Total 2,223
 • Density 244.02/km2 (632.0/sq mi)
Postal code 2053
Surrounded by Chézard-Saint-Martin, Engollon, Fontainemelon, Fontaines, Renan (BE)

Cernier was the capital of the district of Val-de-Ruz in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.

On 1 January 2013 the municipalities of Boudevilliers, Cernier, Chézard-Saint-Martin, Coffrane, Dombresson, Engollon, Fenin-Vilars-Saules, Fontainemelon, Fontaines, Les Geneveys-sur-Coffrane, Les Hauts-Geneveys, Montmollin, Le Pâquier, Savagnier and Villiers joined together and became the new municipality of Val-de-Ruz.

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