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|coordinates:|| 46° 56 ' n. Break. |
7° 2 ' o. L.
|Height:||516 m and. M.|
|Surface:||2,36 km ²|
|inhabitants:||360 (31. December 2005)|
Vallamand is a political municipality in the district Avenches in the canton Waadt in Switzerland. Vallamand consists of the two local parts Vallamand Dessus, which form the actual political municipality Vallamand, and Vallamand Dessous, which belong politically to the municipality Bellerive.
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Vallamand is on 516 m and. M., 6 km north the district principal place Avenches (air line). The farmer village extends on a projection/lead at the south slope of the elevator back between the new citizen lake and the Murtensee, at promising situation of approximately 80 m over the sea-mirror of the Murtensees, in Swiss central country.
The surface 2,4 km ² of the large Gemeindegebiets covers a section on the northwest bank of the Murtensees. The municipality soil extends from the lakeshore to the north over the flat bank edge strip (Pré of the Peupliers) up to the broad mol ASS elevator ASS, which forms the southwest continuation of the Mont Vully. In the forest area Bois de l'Allou becomes with 588 m and. M. the highest point of Vallamand reaches. East the village the brook Ruisseau de Ferrages in the course of the millions of years entrenched a deep erosion valley into the mol eating layers. From the municipality surface 1997 was allotted 14% to settlements, 23% to forest and wood, 62% to agriculture and somewhat less than 1% was unproductive country.
with 360 inhabitants (at the end of of 2005) belongs to Vallamand to the small municipalities of the canton Waadt. From the inhabitants 57,8% are französischsprachig, 38,4% German-language and 2,1% English-language (conditions 2000). Office language is French. The total population of Vallamand still amounted 1860 to 282 inhabitants , 1900 to 340 inhabitants. After the population had decreased until 1980 on 211 persons, since that time again a clear increase in population was registered.
Vallamand was into the second half 20. Century a village predominantly coined/shaped by the agriculture. This very day the agriculture and the fruit-growing have an important meaning in the acquisition structure of the population. At the south slopes over the Murtensee, optimally exposed to the sun, viticulture is operated. Further jobs are present in the local small trade and in the service sector. In the last decades the village developed also to a Wohngemeinde. Some employed person are way commuters, who work in the surrounding larger localities. Vallamand has since 1998 a sport boat port at the Murtensee with approximately 200 couch places.
the municipality lies off the larger Durchgangsstrassen at a connecting road from Salavaux to Cudrefin. By the post office autocourse, which operates from Avenches to Cudrefin, Vallamand is tied up to the net of public traffic.
of pieces of find from the resounding place time occupy a very early settlement of the Gemeindegebietes of Vallamand. The first documentary mention of the place took place 1246 under the name Ualamant; 1668 appeared the designation Valaman. The place name consists of the word Val (valley) and the family name Amandus or Amantius .
Vallamand was since the Middle Ages part of the Kastlanei Cudrefin, which until 1397 among the Mr. von Grandson, afterwards under the influence of Savoyen. With the conquest of the Waadt by Berne in the year 1536 the village arrived under the administration of the Vogtei Avenches. After the collapse of the Ancien régime Vallamand was attached 1798 during the Helvetik the canton Freiburg. With the coming into force of the Mediationsverfassung 1803 the village as well as the today's district Avenches was assigned to the canton Waadt as Exklave again. At present (2005) a preliminary study for the fusion runs from Vallamand with the municipalities Constantine, Bellerive and Montmagny.
one built for objects of interest the chapel of Vallamand in the year 1899. The municipality belongs to the Pfarrei Montet Cudrefin. In the local centre some typical field and wine farmhouses from that are 17. to 19. Century receive.
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coordinates: 46° 56 ' N, 7° 02 ' O