Fontaines, Switzerland

canton of Neuchâtel

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

Fontaines
Coat of arms of Fontaines
Coat of arms
Location of Fontaines
Fontaines is located in Switzerland
Fontaines
Fontaines
Fontaines is located in Canton of Neuchâtel
Fontaines
Fontaines
Coordinates: 47°2.5′N 6°54′E / 47.0417°N 6.900°E / 47.0417; 6.900Coordinates: 47°2.5′N 6°54′E / 47.0417°N 6.900°E / 47.0417; 6.900
CountrySwitzerland
CantonNeuchâtel
DistrictVal-de-Ruz
Area
 • Total10.14 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Elevation
768 m (2,520 ft)
Population
 (December 2011)
 • Total1,132
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
2046
SFOS number6479
Surrounded byBoudevilliers, Cernier, Engollon, Fenin-Vilars-Saules, Fontainemelon, La Chaux-de-Fonds, La Sagne, Les Hauts-Geneveys, Renan (BE)
Websitewww.fontaines-ne.ch
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ReferencesEdit

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