Lake Geneva region

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Lake Geneva region
Région lémanique
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Country   Switzerland
 • Total 8,718.6 km2 (3,366.3 sq mi)
Population (2007)[2]
 • Total 1,399,400
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
NUTS code CH03

The Lake Geneva region or Lemanic Region (French: Région lémanique, German: Genferseeregion) is the common name of the region of Switzerland encompassing the cantons of Geneva, Vaud and Valais. It is one of the NUTS-2 regions of Switzerland.

Lemanic Arc[edit]

The Lemanic Arc[citation needed] (French: Arc lémanique) is the region on the north side of Lake Léman, stretching out from Geneva to Lausanne and Montreux. Its parts are Geneva, La Côte, Lausanne, Lavaux, La Riviera and le Chablais.

The cantons of Geneva and Vaud have a collaboration programme named Métropole lémanique.[3]

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Coordinates: 46°24′N 6°54′E / 46.400°N 6.900°E / 46.400; 6.900