Oron-le-Châtel

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Oron-le-Châtel
Oron-le-Châtel train station and Oron Castle
Oron-le-Châtel train station and Oron Castle
Coat of arms of Oron-le-Châtel
Coat of arms
Location of Oron-le-Châtel
Oron-le-Châtel is located in Switzerland
Oron-le-Châtel
Oron-le-Châtel
Oron-le-Châtel is located in Canton of Vaud
Oron-le-Châtel
Oron-le-Châtel
Coordinates: 46°34′N 06°50′E / 46.567°N 6.833°E / 46.567; 6.833Coordinates: 46°34′N 06°50′E / 46.567°N 6.833°E / 46.567; 6.833
CountrySwitzerland
CantonVaud
DistrictLavaux-Oron
Government
 • MayorMme Danielle Richard-Martignier
Area
 • Total1.26 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Elevation
722 m (2,369 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total293
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Les Tournesols
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
1608
SFOS number5794
Surrounded byChapelle (Glâne) (FR), Chesalles-sur-Oron, Palézieux, Oron-la-Ville
Website
Profile (in French), SFSO statistics

Oron-le-Châtel was a municipality in Lavaux-Oron in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. On 1 January 2012 the municipalities 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 called Oron.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 21 December 2011