Yverdon-les-Bains(redirected from Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland)
Yverdon-les-Bains(ēvĕrdôN`-lā-bĕN`), Ger. Iferten, town (1990 pop. 22,758), VaudVaud
, Ger. Waadt, canton (1993 pop. 593,000), 1,239 sq mi (3,209 sq km), W Switzerland. Lausanne is the capital. Bordering on France in the west, it lies roughly between the Lake of Geneva, the Lake of Neuchâtel, the Jura Mts., and the Bernese Alps.
..... Click the link for more information. canton, W Switzerland, at the south end of the Lake of Neuchâtel. It is an old spa with Roman ruins. Machinery, precision instruments, and tobacco products are manufactured in the town. Heinrich PestalozziPestalozzi, Johann Heinrich
, 1746–1827, Swiss educational reformer, b. Zürich. His theories laid the foundation of modern elementary education. He studied theology at the Univ.
..... Click the link for more information. held (1805–25) his experimental classes in the town's 13th-century castle.