Oron, Switzerland

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Oron
Reformed church of Oron-la-Ville
Reformed church of Oron-la-Ville
Coat of arms of Oron
Coat of arms
Location of Oron
Oron is located in Switzerland
Oron
Oron
Oron is located in Canton of Vaud
Oron
Oron
Coordinates: 46°34′N 6°50′E / 46.567°N 6.833°E / 46.567; 6.833Coordinates: 46°34′N 6°50′E / 46.567°N 6.833°E / 46.567; 6.833
CountrySwitzerland
CantonVaud
DistrictLavaux-Oron
Government
 • MayorSyndic
Philippe Modoux
Area
 • Total24.60 km2 (9.50 sq mi)
Elevation
631 m (2,070 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total5,500
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Oronais, Oronaises
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
1607, 1608, 1610, 1612
SFOS number5805
Surrounded byAuboranges (FR), Chapelle (Glâne) (FR), Palézieux, Rue (FR), Vuibroye
Twin townsBussac (France)
Websitewww.oron.ch
Profile (in French), SFSO statistics

Oron is a municipality in Lavaux-Oron in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It was created on 1 January 2012, when the former municipalities of Bussigny-sur-Oron, Châtillens, Chesalles-sur-Oron, Ecoteaux, Oron-la-Ville, Oron-le-Châtel, Palézieux, Les Tavernes, Les Thioleyres and Vuibroye joined together to become the new municipality.[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. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 21 December 2011

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