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Coat of arms of Zug
Coat of arms
Map of Switzerland, location of Zug highlighted
CapitalZug
Subdivisions11 municipalities
Government
 • ExecutiveRegierungsrat (7)
 • LegislativeKantonsrat (80)
Area
 • Total239 km2 (92 sq mi)
Area rank24th
Population
 (2003)
 • Total100,900
 • Rank18th
 • Density422.2/km2 (1,093.4/sq mi)
Highest point1,580 m (5,184 ft) - Wildspitz
Joined1352
AbbreviationZG
LanguagesGerman
WebsiteZG.ch

The Canton of Zug is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. It is in central Switzerland and its capital is Zug. With 239 km² in area, the canton is one of the smallest of the cantons. It does not contain any districts as there are not enough municipalities to warrant any districts.

Geography

The canton of Zug is in central Switzerland. The canton of Lucerne and Canton of Aargau lie to its west. To the north is the Canton of Zürich; to the west and south is the Canton of Schwyz. The canton has two lakes inside of it, both of which make up a large part of the canton's area. They are the lakes of Zug and Ägeri.

Municipalities

The eleven municipalities of the canton are:

References

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