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Espace Mittelland
Region
Karte Espace Mittelland 2013.2.png
Country  Switzerland
Area
 • Total10,062.2 km2 (3,885.0 sq mi)
Population
(2007)[2]
 • Total1,709,900
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
NUTS codeCH02
HDI (2015)0.929[3]
very high · 5th

Espace Mittelland is a region of Switzerland, encompassing the cantons of Bern, Fribourg, Jura, Neuchâtel and Solothurn. It is one of the NUTS-2 regions of Switzerland.

The name includes a word from each of the two official languages spoken in this region: espace (French) here means "area", and Mittelland is the German name of the Swiss Central Plateau. This same mixed name is used in both official French- and German-language texts.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Total area and land area, by NUTS 2 regions - km2
  2. ^ Total average population, by NUTS 2 regions - (1 000 inhabitants)
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

Coordinates: 46°54′N 7°24′E / 46.900°N 7.400°E / 46.900; 7.400