Schelten

municipality in Switzerland

Schelten (French: La Scheulte) is a municipality in the administrative district of Jura bernois in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. This is one of two German speaking cities in the majority French-speaking Bernese Jura (Jura Bernois). The other is Seehof.[3]

Schelten
Coat of arms of Schelten
Location of Schelten
Schelten is located in Switzerland
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Schelten
Schelten is located in Canton of Bern
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Schelten
Coordinates: 47°20′N 7°33′E / 47.333°N 7.550°E / 47.333; 7.550Coordinates: 47°20′N 7°33′E / 47.333°N 7.550°E / 47.333; 7.550
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
DistrictJura bernois
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 5 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Thomas Hirsbrunner
Area
 • Total5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Elevation
746 m (2,448 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total36
 • Density6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
2827
SFOS number0708
Surrounded byMervelier (JU), Vermes (JU), Aedermannsdorf (SO), Beinwil (SO)
Websitewww.schelten.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. Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (HLS), Schwabe AG, Basel, ISBN 3-7965-1900-8 (2002–)