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Le Vaud is a municipality in the district of Nyon in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.GeographyLe Vaud has an area, of 3.1km2. Of this area, 1.58km2 or 50.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.92km2 or 29.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.61km2 or 19.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and 0.01km2 or 0.3% is unproductive land.Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 14.1% and transportation infrastructure made up 3.2%. Power and water infrastructure as well as other special developed areas made up 1.6% of the area Out of the forested land, 27.3% of the total land area is heavily forested and 2.3% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 27.3% is used for growing crops and 20.3% is pastures and 2.6% is used for alpine pastures.The municipality was part of the Nyon District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, and Le Vaud became part of the new district of Nyon.Coat of armsThe blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Gules, a Shovel upright Argent crossed with two Keys in saltire of the same.DemographicsLe Vaud has a population of., 17.4% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years (1999–2009 ) the population has changed at a rate of 24.8%. It has changed at a rate of 15.4% due to migration and at a rate of 9.2% due to births and deaths.Most of the population speaks French (754 or 80.0%), with English being second most common (77 or 8.2%) and German being third (71 or 7.5%). There are 7 people who speak Italian.Make Le Vaud central to your Switzerland travel plans using our Switzerland online sightseeing planner.
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