Alau is a city located at the southern foot of the Jura Mountains in the northern part of the Swiss Federation and the capital of the state of algo. On December 31, 2017, the population was 21191. Most of the local residents believe in Protestantism and mainly use German. Alau was founded in 1240 and became the capital of the Republic of helvety in 1798. In 1895, Einstein entered the alau state high school in alau.