Vaud, more formally the Canton of Vaud, is one of the 26 cantons forming the . It is composed of ten districts and its capital city is .
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, the capital of the canton of Vaud, is a medium sized city which sits at the northernmost point of Lake Geneva. Photo: Rama, CC BY-SA 2.0 fr.

is mostly known for its world-famous two-week-long Jazz Festival, but it is well worth a wander through, if only to get to the scenic Château de Chillon or to get to the hiker's paradise of Hauts de . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a small town on the western shore of , . Photo: ajvhan, CC BY 2.0.

is a town in in the canton of Vaud, on the north shore of , near . Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Yverdon-les-Bains with its 24,000 inhabitants, is the second largest town in the Canton de Vaud. Photo: Pmau, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town of about 3,000 people in the Three Lakes area of . Photo: Hellvetika, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, in the commune of Vaud is a laid back, non-posh, non-pretentious mountain village in the Vaud Alps, above . Photo: Björn S., CC BY-SA 3.0.

is internationally famous as a terraced wine-growing region on the shores of Lake Geneva in western . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a municipality in the canton of Vaud in . Photo: Zacharie Grossen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the Jura region of . Photo: Papillon124, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in in the canton of Vaud. Photo: בידל הפייטן, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a ski resort in Vaud in Switzerland. Photo: Zacharie Grossen, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Latitude of center
46.6167° or 46° 37' 0.2" north
Longitude of center
6.645° or 6° 38' 41.9" east
693 metres (2274 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kanton Vaud
  • Albanian: Kantoni Vaud
  • Arabic: Vaud
  • Arabic: كانتون فود
  • Aragonese: Cantón de Vaud
  • Armenian: Վո
  • Arpitan: Canton de Vôd
  • Arpitan: Quenton de Vôd
  • Asturian: Vaud
  • Azerbaijani: Vo (kanton)
  • Azerbaijani: Vo kantonu
  • Balinese: Kanton Vaud
  • Basque: Vaud
  • Basque: Vaud kantonamendua
  • Belarusian: Во (кантон)
  • Belarusian: Во
  • Belarusian: кантон Во
  • Bengali: ভৌড ক্যান্টন
  • Bosnian: Vaud
  • Breton: Kanton Vaud
  • Bulgarian: Во
  • Catalan: Vaud
  • Cebuano: Canton de Vaud
  • Chinese: Vaud Chiu
  • Chinese: 沃州
  • Chinese: 禾州
  • Chuvash: Во
  • Croatian: Vaud
  • Czech: Vaud
  • Danish: Vaud
  • Dutch: Vaud
  • English: Canton de Vaud
  • English: Canton of Vaud
  • English: VD
  • Esperanto: Kantono Vaŭdo
  • Estonian: Vaud' kanton
  • Finnish: Vaud
  • French: Canton de Vaud
  • French: VD
  • French: Vaud
  • French: canton de Vaud
  • Galician: VD
  • Galician: Vaud
  • Georgian: ვოს კანტონი
  • German: Kanton Waadt
  • German: VD
  • German: Waadt
  • German: Waadtland
  • Greek: Καντόνι του Βω
  • Gujarati: કેન્ટોન ઓફ વૌડ
  • Hebrew: וו
  • Hindi: वो कैन्टन
  • Hindi: वौद कैंटन
  • Hungarian: Vaud kanton
  • Icelandic: Vaud
  • Iloko: Vaud
  • Indonesian: Kanton Vaud
  • Interlingue: Canton de Vaud
  • Italian: Canton Vaud
  • Italian: VD
  • Italian: Vado
  • Italian: Vaud
  • Japanese: ヴォー州
  • Javanese: Kanton Vaud
  • Kannada: ವಾಡ್ ಕ್ಯಾಂಟನ್
  • Kazakh: Во
  • Korean: 보 주
  • Korean: 보주
  • Lao: Vaud
  • Latin: Pagus Valdensis
  • Latin: Valdensis
  • Latvian: Vo kantons
  • Limburgan: Vaud
  • Lithuanian: Vo
  • Lombard: Canton Vaud
  • Luxembourgish: Kanton Vaud
  • Macedonian: Во
  • Malay: Vaud
  • Marathi: व्हो
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vaud Chiu
  • Northern Frisian: Waadt
  • Northern Sami: Vaud
  • Norwegian: Vaud
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vaud
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vaud
  • Occitan (post 1500): Canton de Vaud
  • Persian: ایالت وو
  • Persian: کانتون وو
  • Polish: Vaud
  • Portuguese: Vaud
  • Pushto: وادت
  • Romanian: Cantonul Vaud
  • Romanian: Vaud
  • Romansh: Chantun Vad
  • Romansh: Vad.
  • Romansh: Vad
  • Russian: Во
  • Russian: Кантон Во
  • Scots: Vaud
  • Scottish Gaelic: Vaud
  • Serbian: Кантон Во
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vaud
  • Sicilian: Canton Vaud
  • Sinhala: වවුඩ් පළාත
  • Slovak: Vaud
  • Slovenian: Kanton Vaud
  • Slovenian: Vaud
  • South Azerbaijani: وو
  • Spanish: Cantón de Vaud
  • Spanish: VD
  • Spanish: cantón Vaud
  • Swahili: Vaud
  • Swedish: Vaud
  • Swiss German: Kanton Waadt
  • Tamil: காண்டோன் ஆப் வாஉத்
  • Tatar: Во вилаяте
  • Tatar: Во кантуны
  • Telugu: కాంటన్ ఆఫ్ వాడ్
  • Thai: รัฐโว
  • Tosk Albanian: Kanton Waadt
  • Turkish: Vaud
  • Turkish: Vaud kantonu
  • Ukrainian: Во
  • Ukrainian: кантон Во
  • Urdu: وو
  • Venetian: Canton Vaud
  • Vietnamese: Vaud
  • Waray (Philippines): Vaud
  • Welsh: Vaud
  • Western Panjabi: واود
  • Wu Chinese: 沃州
  • Yue Chinese: 禾州

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