Sottens

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Sottens
The Sottens transmitter
The Sottens transmitter
Coat of arms of Sottens
Coat of arms
Location of Sottens
Sottens is located in Switzerland
Sottens
Sottens
Sottens is located in Canton of Vaud
Sottens
Sottens
Coordinates: 46°39′N 6°45′E / 46.650°N 6.750°E / 46.650; 6.750Coordinates: 46°39′N 6°45′E / 46.650°N 6.750°E / 46.650; 6.750
CountrySwitzerland
CantonVaud
DistrictGros-de-Vaud
Area
 • Total4.53 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Elevation
755 m (2,477 ft)
Population
 (December 2009)
 • Total257
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
1062
SFOS number5687
Surrounded byChapelle-sur-Moudon, Hermenches, Martherenges, Montaubion-Chardonney, Moudon, Peney-le-Jorat, Peyres-Possens, Villars-Mendraz
Website
Profile (in French), SFSO statistics

Sottens was a municipality in the Gros-de-Vaud district in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. On 1 July 2011 the municipalities of Villars-Tiercelin, Montaubion-Chardonney, Sottens, Villars-Mendraz and Peney-le-Jorat joined together to become the new municipality of Jorat-Menthue.[1]

It is known for its radio transmitter for the French language Swiss radio, built in 1931.

References[change | change source]

  1. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 17 February 2011