Fontainemelon

former municipality of Switzerland in Neuchâtel

Fontainemelon was a municipality of the district of Val-de-Ruz in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.

Fontainemelon
Coat of arms of Fontainemelon
Coat of arms
Location of Fontainemelon
Fontainemelon is located in Switzerland
Fontainemelon
Fontainemelon
Fontainemelon is located in Canton of Neuchâtel
Fontainemelon
Fontainemelon
Coordinates: 47°3′N 6°53′E / 47.050°N 6.883°E / 47.050; 6.883Coordinates: 47°3′N 6°53′E / 47.050°N 6.883°E / 47.050; 6.883
CountrySwitzerland
CantonNeuchâtel
DistrictVal-de-Ruz
Area
 • Total2.45 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Elevation
864 m (2,835 ft)
Population
 (December 2011)
 • Total1,625
 • Density660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
2052
SFOS number6478
Surrounded byCernier, Fontaines, Les Hauts-Geneveys
Websitewww.fontainemelon.ch
SFSO statistics

On 1 January 2013 the municipalities of Boudevilliers, Cernier, Chézard-Saint-Martin, Coffrane, Dombresson, Engollon, Fenin-Vilars-Saules, Fontainemelon, Fontaines, Les Geneveys-sur-Coffrane, Les Hauts-Geneveys, Montmollin, Le Pâquier, Savagnier and Villiers joined together and became the new municipality of Val-de-Ruz.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 2 January 2013