Aargau

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Aargau
Argovie (fr)
Argovia (en)

Map of Aargau
Location of Aargau in Switzerland

General
Country Switzerland Aargau coat of arms
Capital Aarau
Language(s) German
Abbreviation AG
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Geography
Area 1,404 km²542.087 sqmi
Highest point Geissfluegrat 908 m0.564 miles
2,979.003 ft
Lowest point Rhine 260 m0.162 miles
853.018 ft
Demography
Population 581,562 (2007)
Density 414.218 /km²1,072.779 /sqmi
Other Data
Districts 11
Municipalities 232
Website www.AG.ch
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Detail map of Aargau
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Aargau (French: Argovie, English: Argovia) is one of the more northerly cantons of Switzerland. It comprises the lower course of the river Aare, which is why the canton is called Aar-gau (meaning Aare district).

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