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Baar is a municipality in the canton of Zug in Switzerland.HistoryBaar is first mentioned in 1045 as Barra.GeographyBaar has an area, of 24.8km2. Of this area, 55% is used for agricultural purposes, while 24.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 19.9% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.6%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).The municipality is located in the northern portion of the flood plain of the Lorze river. It was originally a linear village along the road between Lake Zug and Lake Zurich. Since the 1960s it has grown rapidly. It consists of the village of Baar and the former hamlets of Allenwinden, Blickensdorf and Inwil, as well as the farm houses of Deinikon.DemographicsBaar has a population of., 24.9% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years, the population has grown at a rate of 20.9%. Most of the population speaks German (83.1%), with Italian being second most common (3.6%) and Serbo-Croatian being third (3.1%).In the 2007 federal election, the most popular party was the SVP which received 31.2% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CVP (22.9%), the FDP (18.2%) and the Green Party (17.7%).Baar is in Canton of Zug. Make your own Baar vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Switzerland journey planner.
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