Vernay, Switzerland

former municipality and village in the municipality of Estavayer in the canton of Fribourg, Switzerland

Vernay was a municipality of the district of Broye in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland.

Vernay
Montbrelloz
Montbrelloz
Coat of arms of Vernay
Location of Vernay
Vernay is located in Switzerland
Vernay
Vernay
Vernay is located in Canton of Fribourg
Vernay
Vernay
Coordinates: 46°53′N 6°53′E / 46.883°N 6.883°E / 46.883; 6.883Coordinates: 46°53′N 6°53′E / 46.883°N 6.883°E / 46.883; 6.883
CountrySwitzerland
CantonFribourg
DistrictBroye
Government
 • MayorSyndic
Area
 • Total8.32 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Elevation
465 m (1,526 ft)
Population
 (Dec 2015)
 • Total1,119
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
1475
SFOS number2052
LocalitiesAutavaux, Forel, Montbrelloz
Surrounded byBevaix (NE), Bussy, Chevroux (VD), Estavayer-le-Lac, Gorgier (NE), Grandcour (VD), Montbrelloz, Morens, Rueyres-les-Prés, Sévaz
Website
SFSO statistics

HistoryEdit

Vernay was created on 1 January 2006 from the merger of the former municipalities of Autavaux, Forel and Montbrelloz.[2] The administrative seat is in Forel. On 1 January 2017, the former municipalities of Vernay, Bussy, Estavayer-le-Lac, Morens, Murist, Rueyres-les-Prés and Vuissens merged into the new municipality of Estavayer.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 19 July 2011
  3. Historisiertes Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz accessed 5 January 2017

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Vernay, Switzerland at Wikimedia Commons