Schelten

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Schelten
Coat of arms of Schelten
Coat of arms
Location of Schelten
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictJura bernois
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 5 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Thomas Hirsbrunner
Area
 • Total5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Elevation
746 m (2,448 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total34
 • Density6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Postal code
2827
SFOS number0708
Surrounded byMervelier (JU), Vermes (JU), Aedermannsdorf (SO), Beinwil (SO)
Websitewww.schelten.ch
SFSO statistics

Schelten (French: La Scheulte) is a municipality in the administrative district of Jura bernois in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. This is one of two German speaking cities in the majority French-speaking Bernese Jura (Jura Bernois). The other is Seehof.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Bilanz der ständigen Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Staatsangehörigkeit (Kategorie), Geschlecht und demographischen Komponenten". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  3. Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (HLS), Schwabe AG, Basel, ISBN 3-7965-1900-8 (2002–)