Botterens

municipality in Switzerland

Botterens (Arpitan: About this soundBotèrin [3]) is a municipality of the district Gruyère in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. On 1 January 2006 the former municipality of Villarbeney merged into the municipality of Botterens.[4]

Botterens
Coat of arms of Botterens
Coat of arms
Location of Botterens
Botterens is located in Switzerland
Botterens
Botterens
Botterens is located in Canton of Fribourg
Botterens
Botterens
Coordinates: 46°37′N 7°7′E / 46.617°N 7.117°E / 46.617; 7.117Coordinates: 46°37′N 7°7′E / 46.617°N 7.117°E / 46.617; 7.117
CountrySwitzerland
CantonFribourg
DistrictGruyère
Government
 • MayorSyndic
Dominique Macheret
Area
 • Total4.15 km2 (1.60 sq mi)
Elevation
744 m (2,441 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total577
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Postal code
1652
SFOS number2123
LocalitiesBotterens, Villarbeney
Surrounded byBroc, Châtel-sur-Montsalvens, Morlon, Villarbeney
Websitewww.botterens.ch
SFSO statistics

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. Dictionnaire-Dikchenéro: Français-Patois/Patê-Franché. Société cantonale des patoisans fribourgeois. Fribourg: 2013. p. 81
  4. Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz Archived 2015-11-13 at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 4 April 2011