Locle, Le

Locle, Le

(lə lôk`lə), town (1990 pop. 11,313), Neuchâtel canton, NW Switzerland, in the Jura Mts. near the French border. It has been a watchmaking center since the 17th cent.
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What gets made in Le Locle, Le Chaux-de-Fonds and the other traditional watch-making locations in Switzerland is now being determined by what sells in Beijing and Shanghai.