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Lausanne
Aerial view of Lausanne
Aerial view of Lausanne
Coat of arms of Lausanne
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Lausanne
Area
 • Total 41.38 km2 (15.98 sq mi)
Elevation
495 m (1,624 ft)
Highest elevation
(Jorat)
929.4 m (3,049.2 ft)
Lowest elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Population
 (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 135,629
 • Density 3,277.6/km2 (8,489.1/sq mi)
Demonym(s) French: Lausannois(e)
Postal code
1000–1018
Localities Le Chalet-à-Gobet, Montblesson, Montheron, Ouchy, Vernand-Dessous, Vernand-Dessus, Vers-chez-les-Blanc
Surrounded by Bottens, Bretigny-sur-Morrens, Chavannes-près-Renens, Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Crissier, Cugy, Ecublens, Epalinges, Évian-les-Bains (FR-74), Froideville, Jouxtens-Mézery, Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Lugrin (FR-74), Maxilly-sur-Léman (FR-74), Montpreveyres, Morrens, Neuvecelle (FR-74), Prilly, Pully, Renens, Romanel-sur-Lausanne, Saint-Sulpice, Savigny

Lausanne is a city in Switzerland. It has a population of about 140,000 people. The city is the capital of the district Lausanne. It is also the capital of the canton of Vaud. Lausanne is the fourth biggest city of Switzerland. The syndic of Lausanne (syndic is the French word for mayor in the canton of Vaud) is Grégoire Junod, from the Socialist Party, since 2016.

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Cathedral Notre-Dame of Lausanne
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