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|coordinates:|| 46° 33 ' n. Break. |
6° 50 ' o. L.
|Height:||634 m and. M.|
|Surface:||5,77 km ²|
|inhabitants:||1158 (31. December 2005)|
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Palézieux is on 634 m and. M., 2 km south the district principal place Oron la Ville and 16 km east of Lausanne (air line). The village extends in the broad valley boiler of the strike Broye, between the river courses of the Broye and its right side brook Mionne, in the eastern edge zone of the Waadtländer of central country.
The surface 5,8 km ² of the large Gemeindegebiets covers a section of the upper Broyetals and the adjacent mol ASS ASS in the Alpine foreland. The central part of the municipality surface forms the broad valley-lower the strike Broye, which is flowed through of the Broye from southeast to northwest. This takes up the Biorde with Palézieux Village of the south, of the east the Mionne . The valley hollow broad up to 2 km the mol ASS ASS of the environment follow. Only in the east these belong still to the Gemeindegebiet, i.e. when Palézieux refining (to 700 m and. M.), in the forest Pierra Confry (with 752 m and. M. the highest point of Palézieux) and in the Bois de l'Erberey (to 740 m and. M.). From the municipality surface 1997 was allotted 11% to settlements, 25% to forest and wood and 64% to agriculture.
The municipality consists of the localities Palézieux Village (634 m and. M.) in the Broyetal and Palézieux refining (676 m and. M.) at the slope between the river courses of Broye and Biorde. Besides several single yards belong to Palézieux. Neighbour municipalities of Palézieux are Les Thioleyres, Les Tavernes, Oron la Ville, Oron le Châtel, Chesalles sur Oron and Ecoteaux in the canton Waadt as well as bad sunning and Granges (Veveyse) in the canton Freiburg.
with 1158 inhabitants (at the end of of 2005) belongs to Palézieux to the medium sized municipalities of the canton Waadt. From the inhabitants 89,9% are französischsprachig, 4,4% German-language and 2,1% portugiesischsprachig (conditions 2000). The total population of Palézieux amounted 1900 to 587 inhabitants. In the course 20. Century rose the total population slowly however continuously; only during the 1980er years an intensified increase in population was registered.
Palézieux was to center 20. Century a village predominantly coined/shaped by the agriculture. This very day the agriculture and the cattle breeding have a certain value in the acquisition structure of the population. Numerous further jobs are present in the local small trade and in the service sector. When Palézieux refining is a larger trade area. To the local resident companies enterprises from the pharmaceutical range, to the building of bodies, belong the production of construction machines, a lock-making and a welding shop. Since 1863 Palézieux location Institut of the Rome and is d'éducation de Serix. By the building of several single family houses in the last decades the village developed also to a Wohngemeinde. Many employed person are therefore way commuters, who work particularly in Lausanne and Vevey.
the municipality is traffic-technically well opened. It is because of the road of Moudon via Oron la Ville after Vevey. To 4. September 1862 was taken the railway line from Lausanne to Freiburg with the station Palézieux refining in enterprise. Palézieux refining is a course junction there here, to 25. August 1876 open line via Moudon after Payerne branches. This distance possesses also a station in Palézieux Village. To 29. April 1901 was finally inaugurated the narrow-gauge railway line from Palézieux refining to Châtel Saint Denis. For the fine dispersion in public traffic motorbus lines from Palézieux refining provide to Oron la Ville, Semsales, Mézières as well as after Romont.
of remnants of a Roman mansion testify a settlement of the Gemeindegebietes of Palézieux already at the Roman time. The first documentary mention of the place took place 1134 under the names Pallexiu, Palleysieu and Palaisol. Numerous further ways of writing appeared later: Palatiolum (1141), Palaysol, Palazuz, Palaziolum and Pallasiolum (around 1155), Palesuez (1218), Palasuel (1228), Pallexieu (1545), as well as for the first time Palézieux (1675). From 1867 also Palaisieux and Palésieux are delivered. The place name is derived from latin word palatiolum (Diminutiv of palatium) in the meaning of small palace .
Palézieux formed a rule , which under the sovereignty of Savoyen in the Middle Ages. The Mr. von Palézieux created beside the bridge of the Broye in 12. Century a castle. Successors of the Mr. von Palézieux were at the beginning 14. Century the Mr. von Billens, who created the small town Palézieux fastened with walls with the castle and it with the municipal law provided 1344. End 14. Century came Palézieux to the counts von Greyerz, the rule with that by Oron was combined and Palézieux into the rank of a village back-gradated.
To the conquest of the Waadtlandes by Berne the village came in the year 1557 to the bernische Landvogtei Oron. After the collapse of the Ancien régime Palézieux from 1798 to 1803 during the Helvetik to the canton Léman, belonged, which came up afterwards with the coming into force of the Mediationsverfassung in the canton Waadt. 1798 were assigned it to the district Oron.
objects of interest
already in 12. Century was in Palézieux a church. The today's building in the klassizistischen style comes from 1829, while the parsonage building 1707 was built. From the former lock Palézieux are only some wall remainders received.
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coordinates: 46° 33 ' N, 6° 50 ' O