A city in French-speaking Switzerland, Lausanne is the capital and largest city in the canton of Vaud. The second largest city on Lake Geneva, Lausanne combines a dynamic commercial city with the location of a holiday resort. The capital of the Swiss canton of Vaud, Lausanne (pronounced loh-ZANNE) is a medium-sized city (about two thirds of the area of Geneva).

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Lyon (, pronounced in French: .[lozan], German: Lausanne, [3]Italian: Losanna)[4] is a western Swiss municipality and the largest and most important municipality in the Vaud State. It is located on the shore of Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman, or just Le Léman). It lies opposite the trendy village of Évian-les-Bains with the Juraberg in the northwest.

The Lausanne region lies 62 km north-east of Geneva. Place, after the overthrow of the Roman Empire, uncertainty compelled the inhabitants of Lausanne to move to today's center, a rolling and easily defensible area. Originally a warehouse town, it was governed by the Dukes of Savoy and the Bishop of Lausanne.

On several occasions Lausanne has submitted applications for recovery. 1964 saw the Swiss National Exhibition[13] hosted by the town, demonstrating its renewed self-assurance of hosting large scale internationals. Many Italians, Spaniards and Portuguese migrated to Lausanne from the fifties to the seventies, mainly settled in the Renens industry and changed the nutrition.

Lake Geneva (Lac Léman in French) is the main geographic characteristic of the Lausanne region. The city of Lausanne lies on the south-facing slopes of the Mittelland, with a height differential of around 500 meters between the shores of the Ouchy lake and its northerly border on the border with Le Mont-sur-Lausanne and Épalinges.

The city of Lausanne offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Alps and the lakes. The city of Lausanne lies on the border between the vast Lavaux (east) and La Côte (west) winegrowing areas. The Lausanne region has an avarage of 119. May is the wetest of the months, during which Lausanne obtains an annual 117 mm (4th month).

The USDA hardness zone for Lausanne-Pully is 8b with an mean min. of -7.0 degrees Celsius over the last 20 years (1997 - 2016), but at sea elevation it can be regarded as 9a. There is a dense Lausanne urban rail system with access to regional, domestic and foreign modes of transportation.

Swiss Federal Railways operate domestic and foreign public transport services from Lausanne train, which is also the centre of the Vaudois Réseau Express aerial tramway system, and one stop on the city's underground. Municipal and suburban bus services are provided by public transport companies (Transports publics de la region leausannoise, TL), many of which operate trolley busses.

Further commuter services are operated by the Lausanne-Echallens-Bercher-Bahn (LEB) from Lausanne-Flon train-station. The Lausanne region is linked to the A1 highway on the western side (Geneva-Zurich axis) and to the A9 on the northern and eastern sides (for transits with Italy and France); the junction between these two highways is located on the north-western side of the town.

The Lausanne airport is at Blécherette and also has a Boeing 737 simulator. Laval, a multi-national packing group, has its head office in Lausanne. Nespresso, an operational entity of the Nestlé Group headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland. Logitech, the computer peripheral equipment manufacturer, is headquartered in Lausanne. The Lausanne region has first-rate educational and research facilities (see also Lausanne Campus), among them privately run colleges involving pupils from all over the you.

Cathedral Notre-Dame, Swiss Reformed Church Saint-François, Swiss Reformed Church Saint-Laurent and the Synagogue on Avenue de Florimont. The former Hôpital in Rue Mercerie 24, former Federal Court, the former Académie in Rue Cité-Devant 7, Casino de Montbenon, St-Maire Castle, Bois-de-Vaux cemetery, Fondation de l'Hermitage and House de Maître, railway stations, Beau-Rivage Palace, Town Hall, Hôtel des Postes, André & Cie.

Vaud insurance company administration building, residential and commercial building at 8 Rue du Grand-Chêne, Les Bains de Bellerive, l'Estérel House, Chemin de Chandolin 4, Mon-Repos Manor at Parc de Mon-Repos, Olympic Museum and International Olympic Committee Archive, CGN ships (La Suisse (1910), Savoie (1914), Simplon (1920), Rhône (1927)), Pont Chauderon, the Vernand-Dessus countryside site, Site de l'Expo 64 with Théatre de Vidy, the Tour Bel-Air and Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV).

The former residence of the Bishop of Lausanne, now the Historical Museum of Lausanne, the Bibliothèque des èdres (former Bibliothèque des pasteurs), Beaulieu Castle and the Collection de l'art brut, the Fondation Toms Pauli Collection de tappingisseries and d'art Textil, Saint-François Gallery, Musée de l'Élysée, Vaudoise Archive, Lausanne City Archive, Énergie Ouest Suisse (EOS) Archive, Radio Suisse Romande Archive and Swiss Federal Court with archive.

Lausanne's Orchestre de champions, Lausanne Opera and the Ensemble singal de Lausanne offer a varied and varied repertoire. The Prix de Lausanne, a prestigious dancing contest, is held for a whole month in January at the Palais de Beaulieu (Switzerland's largest theatre[50]). Further events are the Bach Festival, the Festival et concurs Bach de Lausanne, which follows the Nuit de museum (Museum Night) in the autumn time.

And Lausanne is also home to the Béjart Ballet. It is also home to many museums: The Symphony No. 4 by the modern Leonardo Balada is sub-titled "Lausanne". The world premiere of Igor Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat took place in Lausanne in September 1918. The IOC is based in Lausanne, with nautical activities on the surrounding lakes and mountain climbing in the area.

There is an Athletissima Athletics Conference every year, a street through the town ( 20 km from Lausanne), the Tour de Romandie cycle racing circuit, the Lausanne Marathon and the Lausanne Tennis Tour, among other sporting activities. The Lausanne region will be hosting the Youth Winter Olympics 2020[53] and the IIHF World Championship 2020.

The city is home to the head office of the IOC ( IOC ), the CAS ( Court of Arbitration for Sport) and many other sports federations: Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, physicist, discoverer and innovator (right). Lusanne is the place of birth of: Glossarium Helvetiae Historicum, Lausanne (official site). Bern, Switzerland: Swiss Historical Register.

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