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La Chaux-de-Fonds District

District de la Chaux-de-Fonds
District
Location of La Chaux-de-Fonds District
Country  Switzerland
Canton  Neuchâtel
Capital La Chaux-de-Fonds
Dissolved 1 January 2018
Area
 • Total 92.94 km2 (35.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total 40,143
 • Density 431.924/km2 (1,118.68/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities 3

La Chaux-de-Fonds District is one of the six districts of the largely French-speaking canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The district capital is the town of La Chaux-de-Fonds. It has a population of 40,143 (as of 31 December 2015).

Municipalities

La Chaux-de-Fonds has three municipalities:

Coat of arms Municipality Population
(31 December 2015)
Area
km²
La Chaux-de-Fonds La Chaux-de-Fonds 38,957 55.66
La Sagne La Sagne 963 25.55
Les Planchettes Les Planchettes 223 11.73
Total 40,143 92.94
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