Schelten

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Schelten
Coat of arms of Schelten
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Jura bernois
Government
 • Executive Gemeinderat
with 5 members
 • Mayor Gemeindepräsident
Thomas Hirsbrunner
Area[1]
 • Total 5.56 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Elevation 746 m (2,448 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 37
 • Density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Postal code 2827
SFOS number 0708
Surrounded by Mervelier (JU), Vermes (JU), Aedermannsdorf (SO), Beinwil (SO)
Website www.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. 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
  3. Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (HLS), Schwabe AG, Basel, ISBN 3-7965-1900-8 (2002–)