The Canton of Lucerne has sections in the midlands, the Alpine foothills and the Alps; its capital is the City of Lucerne. The canton covers a surface of 1493 km² and has a population of 381,966 (status: December 2011; wikipedia.org).
Capital: City of Lucerne
The City of Lucerne is the economic and cultural centre of central Switzerland. The City of Lucerne has 78,093 inhabitants and spreads over a surface of 29.06 km² (status: January 2010; wikipedia.org).