Le Vaud has an area, , of . Of this area, or 50.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while or 29.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, or 19.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and or 0.3% is unproductive land.
Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 14.1% and transportation infrastructure made up 3.2%. Power and water infrastructure as well as other special developed areas made up 1.6% of the area Out of the forested land, 27.3% of the total land area is heavily forested and 2.3% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 27.3% is used for growing crops and 20.3% is pastures and 2.6% is used for alpine pastures.
The municipality was part of the Nyon District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, and Le Vaud became part of the new district of Nyon.
Coat of arms
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Gules, a Shovel upright Argent crossed with two Keys in saltire of the same.
Le Vaud has a population () of . , 17.4% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years (1999-2009 ) the population has changed at a... Read More