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Estavayer-le-Lac
Coat of Arms of Estavayer-le-Lac
Country Switzerland
Canton Fribourg
District Broye
Population 6208   (as of December 2017)
Area 6.41 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
Elevation448 m (1,470 ft)
Postal code 1470
SFOS number2015
MayorAlbert Bachmann
Surrounded by
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Autavaux, Font, Gorgier (NE), Les Montets, Lully, Montbrelloz, Saint-Aubin-Sauges (NE), Sévaz, Vaumarcus (NE)
Websitewww.estavayer-le-lac.ch

Estavayer-le-Lac [estavaje l(ə) lak][1] (Lua error in Module:Unicode_data at line 465: attempt to index field 'scripts' (a boolean value).[2]) is a former municipality of the canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. It is on the south shore of Lake Neuchâtel and is between Yverdon and Bern. It was the capital of the district of Broye.

History

On 1 January 2012 the former municipality of Font merged into the municipality of Estavayer-le-Lac.[3] On 1 January 2017 the former municipalities of Bussy, Estavayer-le-Lac, Morens, Murist, Rueyres-les-Prés, Vernay and Vuissens merged into the new municipality of Estavayer.[3]

References

  1. Florence Cattin/Andres Kristol, Estavayer-le-Lac FR (La Broye) in: Dictionnaire toponymique des communes suisses – Lexikon der schweizerischen Gemeindenamen – Dizionario toponomastico dei comuni svizzeri (DTS|LSG), Centre de dialectologie, Université de Neuchâtel, Verlag Huber, Frauenfeld/Stuttgart/Wien 2005,

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    ISBN 3-7193-1308-5 und Éditions Payot, Lausanne 2005,

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    ISBN 2-601-03336-3, S. 339–340.
  2. Dictionnaire-Dikchenéro: Français-Patois/Patê-Franché. Société cantonale des patoisans fribourgeois. Fribourg: 2013. p. 170
  3. 3.0 3.1 Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 17 February 2011

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