10 Interesting La Chaux-de-Fonds Facts

Interesting Facts About the city of La Chaux-de-Fonds
  1. La Chaux-de-Fonds is located in the Jura mountains at an altitude of 1000 m.
  2. La Chaux-de-Fonds was founded in 1656.
  3. La Chaux-de-Fonds was first inhabited around 10,000 years ago, in the Mesolithic priod.
  4. La Chaux-de-Fonds  is the fourth largest city in the Romandy. 
  5. The trees along its main street are trimmed at a height of 1,000 metres above sea level and make La Chaux-de-Fonds the highest city in Europe.
  6. La Chaux-de-Fonds is a Swiss city, in the canton of Neuchâtel.
  7. La Chaux-de-Fonds is a renowned centre of Art nouveau.
  8. In 2009, La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle, its sister city, were jointly awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.
  9. La Chaux-de-Fonds holds a street theater festival every year in the first week of August. 
  10. As of 2019, La Chaux-de-Fonds district had a population of 39,796.
  11. La Chaux-de-Fonds borders with France,seprated by the The Doubs River. 
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