Gletterens

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Gletterens
Reconstruction of a prehistoric house in Gletterens
Reconstruction of a prehistoric house in Gletterens
Coat of arms of Gletterens
Coat of arms
Location of Gletterens
Gletterens is located in Switzerland
Gletterens
Gletterens
Gletterens is located in Canton of Fribourg
Gletterens
Gletterens
Coordinates: 46°54′N 6°56′E / 46.900°N 6.933°E / 46.900; 6.933Coordinates: 46°54′N 6°56′E / 46.900°N 6.933°E / 46.900; 6.933
CountrySwitzerland
CantonFribourg
DistrictBroye
Government
 • MayorSyndic
Area
 • Total3.02 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Elevation
486 m (1,594 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,070
 • Density350/km2 (920/sq mi)
Postal code
1544
SFOS number2022
Surrounded byBoudry (NE), Chevroux (VD), Cortaillod (NE), Delley-Portalban, Grandcour (VD), Vallon
Websitewww.gletterens.ch
SFSO statistics

Gletterens is a municipality of the district Broye in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland.

It is home to the Les Grèves prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[3]

References[change | change source]

  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. UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps

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