La Chaux-de-Fonds

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La Chaux-de-Fonds is one of the most important watch towns in the Canton of Neuchâtel in the Swiss Jura. It is the seat of famous companies such as Breitling, Ebel, Corum, Dubey & Schaldenbrand, Eberhard & Co, Girard-Perregaux, Daniel JeanRichard, Omega, Parmigiani, and Tissot. During the early part of the 20th century, as much as half the world's watches were produced in La Chaux-de-Fonds.

La Chaux-de-Fonds is located a few kilometers East of the related Swiss watch town of Le Locle and is often considered the Western apex of the Jura triangle.

There is also one of the major watchmaking schools in Switzerland, the Ecole d'horlogerie.

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