Valeyres sous Rances
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|coordinates:|| 46° 45 ' n. Break. |
6° 32 ' o. L.
|Height:||507 m and. M.|
|Surface:||6,35 km ²|
|inhabitants:||481 (31. December 2005)|
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Valeyres sous Rances is on 507 m and. M., 3 km north the district principal place Orbe and 9 km westsouthwest the city Yverdon les Bains (air line). The farmer village extends in the valley of the Mujon, which is eingetieft into the law foot plateau between the Orbeebene and that law.
The surface 6,4 km ² of the large Gemeindegebiets covers a section of the law foot plateau. Therein the Mujon, its source brook Ruisseau you and further small side brooks a valley system entrenched Vua. The highest point from Valeyres sous Rances becomes with 600 m and. M. on the plateau reaches. Eastward the municipality soil extends over the height with Chalet Barbey (510 m and. M.) in a narrow Zipfel into the flat Orbeebene outside. The east border forms the Thielle in-squeezed here into a channel bed. From the municipality surface 1997 6% were allotted to settlements, 12% to forest and wood and 82% to agriculture.
To Valeyres sous Rances the Weiler La Robellaz ( 550 m belong and. M.) western above the village as well as some single yards. Neighbour municipalities of Valeyres sous Rances are Rances, Mathod, Orbe, Montcherand and Sergey.
with 481 inhabitants (at the end of of 2005) belongs to Valeyres sous Rances to the smaller municipalities of the canton Waadt. From the inhabitants 95,0% are französischsprachig, 1,8% German-language and 0,8% italienischsprachig (conditions 2000). The total population of Valeyres sous Rances amounted 1900 to 479 inhabitants. Afterwards until 1980 a decrease was registered to 290 inhabitants, since that time the population increased again clearly.
Valeyres sous Rances was to center 20. Century a village mainly coined/shaped by the agriculture. This very day the viticulture at the slopes of the Mujontals has a great importance. On the fruitful soils of the law foot plateau and the Orbeebene agriculture is predominantly operated. The local small trade offers further jobs. In the last decades Valeyres sous Rances developed to a Wohngemeinde. Numerous employed person are therefore way commuters, who follow particularly in Orbe and Yverdon of their work.
the municipality is appropriate off the larger Durchgangsstrassen, is easy however by that for approximately 2 km removed connection Orbe to the motorway A9 to reach. By the two post office autolines Yverdon - Orbe and Orbe - Baulmes is tied up Valeyres sous Rances to the net of public traffic.
the first documentary mention of the place took place 1272 under the name Valieres; 1485 appeared the way of writing Vallieres. Valeyres sous Rances belonged in the Middle Ages to the rule Les Clées. With the conquest of the Waadt by Berne in the year 1536 the village became part of the Kastlanei Les Clées under the Landvogtei Yverdon. Because several had Bernese aristocracy families their summer seat in Valeyres sous Rances, the place received in 18. Century the over name small Berne. After the collapse of the Ancien régime Valeyres sous Rances 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. It was assigned 1798 to the district Orbe. In 18. and 19. Century was considered to Valeyres sous Rances as cultural center to the surrounding small localities.
the reformed church Saint Jacques, those stands for objects of interest on the hill with La Robellaz in the style of the gothic in 14. and 15. Century over a Roman building of predecessors was again established. Valeyres sous Rances possesses a well received local picture with several houses, which under monument protection. In addition the Maison de Dîme (tenth house) from that counts 17. Century with a Krüppelwalmdach in Bernese the style, the house Bonstetten from that 17. Century (converted around 1820) and the Vieille Auberge, a characteristic winegrower house from that 16. Century with lategothical windows. Le Manoir de Valeyres is by a lategothical stair tower flanked a gentleman seat, by that parts from that 16. Century come, later took place several changes.
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coordinates: 46° 45 ' N, 6° 32 ' O