1983 - Lausanne
Lausanne is located in western Switzerland on the north shore of Lake Geneva, in the Vaud canton.
Lausanne stands out for its functions as an Olympic venue and a sustainable city, an international business centre and an educational and cultural hub. It is a highly appreciated tourist destination and also hosts numerous international companies, particularly head offices of multinational firms.
Lausanne is deeply committed at the European level, fostering European encounters and co-operation particularly with its twin towns of Akhisar (Turkey), Osijek (Croatia) and Pernik (Bulgaria).