Aarau – the city of beautiful gables

Located on the Swiss plateau, in the Valley of the Aare, on the river’s right bank, and at the southern foot of the Jura Mountains, the German-speaking Aaraua town, a municipality, and the capital of the northern Swiss canton of Aargau as well as the capital of the district of Aarau – is a wonderful old city, that despite its size and current population, doesn’t get lost in a large string of unique Swiss cities, having colored more than a few pages of Switzerland’s rich history, while playing an important role in the county’s development and becoming home for a more than a few outstanding personalities.

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