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The towers of the Abbey and the Reformed church above Payerne
The towers of the Abbey and the Reformed church above Payerne
Coat of arms of Payerne
Coat of arms
Payerne is located in Switzerland
Location of Payerne
Karte Gemeinde Payerne 2017.png
Payerne is located in Canton of Vaud
Payerne (Canton of Vaud)
Coordinates: 46°49′N 6°56′E / 46.817°N 6.933°E / 46.817; 6.933Coordinates: 46°49′N 6°56′E / 46.817°N 6.933°E / 46.817; 6.933
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Payerne
 • Mayor Syndic
Michel Roulin
 • Total 24.18 km2 (9.34 sq mi)
Elevation 456 m (1,496 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 9,486
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Les Payernois
Postal code 1530
SFOS number 5822
Localities Corges, Etrabloz, Vers-chez-Perrin, Vers-chez-Savary
Surrounded by Bussy (FR), Corcelles-près-Payerne, Cugy (FR), Fétigny (FR), Grandcour, Montagny (FR), Morens (FR), Rueyres-les-Prés (FR), Torny (FR), Trey
Twin towns Paray-le-Monial (France)
Profile (French), SFSO statistics

Payerne is a municipality of the Swiss canton of Vaud. It was the capital of the district of Payerne, and is now part of the district of Broye-Vully.

References[change | change source]

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2017