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Avenches

(äväNsh`), anc. Aventicum, town, Vaud canton, W Switzerland. During the 1st and 2d cent. A.D., Avenches flourished under the Romans as the chief town of HelvetiaHelvetia
, region of central Europe, occupying the plateau between the Alps and the Jura mts. The name is derived from the Roman term for its inhabitants, the predominantly Celtic Helvetii, who were defeated (58 B.C.) at Bibracte by Julius Caesar in the Gallic Wars.
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The company owns, runs and operates data centres in Geneva, Gland (Vaud) and Avenches (near Bern) and has been the preferred data centre provider for multinationals and United Nations agencies.
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Today, in its place stands the village of Avenches, home to about 3,500.
CHF 3m was invested to build Nespresso's second production and distribution centre in Avenches, Switzerland, in 2009.
More examples of parallel routes are to be found in Tongeren (Belgium), Avenches and Oberwinterthur (Switzerland).