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Rolle
Castle of Rolle
Castle of Rolle
Coat of arms of Rolle
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Nyon
Area
 • Total 2.74 km2 (1.06 sq mi)
Elevation 376 m (1,234 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 6,109
 • Density 2,230/km2 (5,775/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Les Rollois
Postal code 1180
Surrounded by Bursinel, Essertines-sur-Rolle, Gilly, Mont-sur-Rolle, Perroy, Tartegnin, Lake Geneva
Twin towns Wallisellen (Switzerland)

Rolle is a municipality in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It was the capital of the district of Rolle until 2006, when it became part of the district of Nyon. It is on the northwestern shore of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) between Nyon and Lausanne. Rolle is about 30 kilometers (19 mi) northeast of Geneva (Genève) in the La Côte wine-growing region, and has views of the high Alps. It has a population (as of December 2015) of 6,109.


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