Lausanne

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Lausanne (Lausanne; Losanna, Losanna) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud.wikipedia
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International Olympic Committee

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Lausanne is a focus of international sport, hosting the International Olympic Committee (which recognizes the city as the "Olympic Capital" since 1994), the Court of Arbitration for Sport and some 55 international sport associations.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Court of Arbitration for Sport

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Lausanne is a focus of international sport, hosting the International Olympic Committee (which recognizes the city as the "Olympic Capital" since 1994), the Court of Arbitration for Sport and some 55 international sport associations.
Its headquarters are in Lausanne (Switzerland) and its courts are located in New York City, Sydney and Lausanne.

2020 Winter Youth Olympics

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Lausanne will host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.
The 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games (Les IIIe Jeux olympiques de la jeunesse d'hiver; Olympische Jugend-Winterspiele 2020; III Giochi olimpici giovanili invernali; Gieus olimpics da giuvenils d'enviern 2020), officially known as the III Winter Youth Olympic Games, and commonly known as Lausanne 2020 will be the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympics; a major international multi-sport event and cultural festival for teenagers to be held in Lausanne, Switzerland, the home of the International Olympic Committee between 9 and 22 January 2020.

Canton of Vaud

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Lausanne (Lausanne; Losanna, Losanna) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud.
The capital and biggest city is Lausanne, officially designated "Olympic Capital" by the International Olympic Committee and hosts many international sports organizations.

Ouchy

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The Romans built a military camp, which they called Lousanna, at the site of a Celtic settlement, near the lake where currently Vidy and Ouchy are situated; on the hill above was a fort called Lausodunon or Lousodunon (The "–y" suffix is common to many place names of Roman origin in the region (e.g.) Prilly, Pully, Lutry, etc.).
Ouchy is a port and a popular lakeside resort south of the centre of Lausanne in Switzerland, at the edge of Lake Geneva (lac Léman).

Pully

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The Romans built a military camp, which they called Lousanna, at the site of a Celtic settlement, near the lake where currently Vidy and Ouchy are situated; on the hill above was a fort called Lausodunon or Lousodunon (The "–y" suffix is common to many place names of Roman origin in the region (e.g.) Prilly, Pully, Lutry, etc.).
It is one of the eastern suburbs of the city of Lausanne, located on the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) and at the foot of the vineyards of Lavaux on the road to Vevey and Montreux.

Bishop of Lausanne

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The city which emerged from the camp was ruled by the Dukes of Savoy and the Bishop of Lausanne.
The Bishop of Lausanne (French: Évêque de Lausanne) was a Prince-Bishop of the Holy Roman Empire (since 1011) and the Ordinary of the diocese of Lausanne, Switzerland (Latin: Dioecesis Lausannensis).

Prilly

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The Romans built a military camp, which they called Lousanna, at the site of a Celtic settlement, near the lake where currently Vidy and Ouchy are situated; on the hill above was a fort called Lausodunon or Lousodunon (The "–y" suffix is common to many place names of Roman origin in the region (e.g.) Prilly, Pully, Lutry, etc.).
It is one of the western suburbs of the city of Lausanne.

Vidy

The Romans built a military camp, which they called Lousanna, at the site of a Celtic settlement, near the lake where currently Vidy and Ouchy are situated; on the hill above was a fort called Lausodunon or Lousodunon (The "–y" suffix is common to many place names of Roman origin in the region (e.g.) Prilly, Pully, Lutry, etc.).
Vidy is an area of the city of Lausanne (Switzerland), on the shores of Lake Geneva (lac Léman).

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Lausanne (Lausanne; Losanna, Losanna) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud.

Lausanne Metro

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The city has a 28-station metro system, making it the smallest city in the world to have a rapid transit system. The name Flon is also used for the metro station located in the gorge.
The Lausanne Metro system is an urban rail transport system in Lausanne, Switzerland, which operates both driverless rapid transit services on a grade-separated route and more traditional light rail services.

Renens

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From the 1950s to 1970s, a large number of Italians, Spaniards and Portuguese immigrated to Lausanne, settling mostly in the industrial district of Renens and transforming the local diet.
It is located in the district of Ouest Lausannois, and is a suburb of the city of Lausanne.

Le Flon (Lausanne)

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In addition to its generally southward-sloping layout, the centre of the city is the site of an ancient river, the Flon, which has been covered since the 19th century.
Le Flon is a district of the city of Lausanne, in Switzerland.

Épalinges

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Lausanne is built on the southern slope of the Swiss plateau, with a difference in elevation of about 500 m between the lakeshore at Ouchy and its northern edge bordering Le Mont-sur-Lausanne and Épalinges.
It is a suburb of the city of Lausanne.

Lausanne-Flon station

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The name Flon is also used for the metro station located in the gorge.
Lausanne-Flon is a railway and metro station in the Flon district of central Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland and is the hub of the Lausanne Metro system.

Le Mont-sur-Lausanne

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Lausanne is built on the southern slope of the Swiss plateau, with a difference in elevation of about 500 m between the lakeshore at Ouchy and its northern edge bordering Le Mont-sur-Lausanne and Épalinges.
It is a suburb of the city of Lausanne.

La Côte

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Lausanne is located at the limit between the extensive wine-growing regions of Lavaux (to the east) and la Côte (to the west).
La Côte (The Slope) is part of the sloping Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) north shore, stretching from Nyon to Lausanne in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

Edward Gibbon

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In fact, many creative people — such as historian Edward Gibbon and Romantic era poets Shelley and Byron — have "sojourned, lived, and worked in Lausanne or nearby".
Within weeks of his conversion, the adolescent was removed from Oxford and sent to live under the care and tutelage of Daniel Pavillard, Reformed pastor of Lausanne, Switzerland.

The Waste Land

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While under the care of a psychiatrist at Lausanne, T. S. Eliot composed most of his 1922 poem The Waste Land ("by the waters of Leman I sat down and wept").
Eliot was en route to Lausanne, Switzerland, for treatment by Doctor Roger Vittoz, who had been recommended to him by Ottoline Morrell; Vivienne was to stay at a sanatorium just outside Paris.

Public transport in the Lausanne Region

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The metro and local buses are operated by Transports publics de la région lausannoise (TL), with many routes run using trolleybuses.
Transports publics de la région lausannoise, often abbreviated simply to TL, are the main operator of public transport in Lausanne and the wider agglomeration.

Lausanne railway station

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National and international passenger trains of the Swiss Federal Railways depart from Lausanne railway station, which is also the hub of the Réseau Express Vaudois commuter rail system, and a stop on the city's metro.
Lausanne railway station (Gare de Lausanne) is the main intercity and regional railway station for the city of Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

Geneva

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Lausanne is located 62 km northeast of Geneva.
Public transport by boat is provided by the Mouettes Genevoises, which link the two banks of the lake within the city, and by the Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le lac Léman which serves more distant destinations such as Nyon, Yvoire, Thonon, Évian, Lausanne and Montreux using both modern diesel vessels and vintage paddle steamers.

Nespresso

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Nespresso, an operating unit of the Nestlé Group, based in Lausanne.
Nestlé Nespresso S.A., trading as Nespresso, is an operating unit of the Nestlé Group, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Lausanne Airport

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Lausanne Airport is located at Blécherette, and also houses a Boeing 737 Simulator.
Lausanne Airport (Aéroport de Lausanne-Blécherette in french) is a small civil airport located in the north of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts

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Lausanne is home to a number of museums including; the Collection de l'art brut, the Espace Arlaud, the Fondation de l'Hermitage, the Musée cantonal d'archéologie et d'histoire, the Musée cantonal de géologie, the Musée cantonal de zoologie, the Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts, the Musée de l'Élysée and the Musée historique de Lausanne.
The Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts (French: Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, MCBA) is an art museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.