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|district:||(Geneva does not know districts)|
|coordinates:|| 46° 11 ' n. Break. |
6° 8 ' o. L.
|Height:||386 m and. M.|
|Surface:||2,65 km ²|
|inhabitants:||18 ' 987 (31. December 2005)|
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in Carouge particularly by the neighbouring Roman city Genava (today's Geneva) were discovered antique settlements of the Roman realm, so among other things Roads, property goods, sanctify around like also workshops and a garrison.
The place of an antique or earlymedieval way crossing has its name, see. the oldest mention of the place name in the early Middle Ages Quadruvium (lat. for “crossing”), 1248 Carrogium, in 14. Century Quarrouiz or Quarroggi, 1445 Quaroggio.
The city is in the last quarter 18. Century established by the sardinischen monarchy (house Savoyen) of reason on new, in order to konkurrenzieren the neighbour city Geneva. Thus one counted 1754 24 houses, 1772 767 inhabitants, 20 years later already 4 ' 672 inhabitants. At this time the population Carouges was multicolored mixed. Thus the population consisted 1786 of 51% Frenchmen, 26,3% Savoyer and Piemonter, 7,8% Germans, 6,5% Geneva and 5,5% other Swiss.
today is Carouge particularly with the recent population due to the pronounced night life likes, then one finds one with the Chat Noir the most popular and most well-known club that Geneva music scene.
Web on the left of
- official Website of the city Carouge
- article Carouge (GE) in the historical encyclopedia of Switzerland
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