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Corcelles-Cormondreche

The commune is situated about 5 km west of Neuchatel. Corcelles-Cormondreche has an area, as of 2009, of 4.9 square miles 1.9 square miles. In this area, 1.49 km 2 0.58 square miles, or 30.7% is used for agricultural purposes, and 2.08 m 2 0.80 s ...

La Cote-aux-Fees

La Cote-aux-Fees has an area, as of 2009, of 12.9 square kilometers 5.0 sq mi. Of this area, 7.15 km 2 2.76 sq mi or 55.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 5.27 km 2 2.03 sq mi or 41.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.39 km 2 0.15 ...

Enges

Enges has an area, as of 2009, of 9.6 square kilometers 3.7 sq mi. Of this area, 4.38 km 2 1.69 sq mi, or 45.7%, is used for agricultural purposes, while 4.95 km 2 1.91 sq mi, or 51.6%, is forested. Of the remaining land, 0.21 km 2 0.081 sq mi, o ...

La Grande Beroche

La Grande Beroche is a municipality in the district of Boudry in the canton of Neuchatel in Switzerland. On 1 January 2018 the former municipalities of Bevaix, Fresens, Gorgier, Montalchez, Saint-Aubin-Sauges and Vaumarcus merged to form the new ...

Lignieres, Switzerland

Lignieres has an area, as of 2009, of 12.5 square kilometers 4.8 sq mi. Of this area, 7.62 km 2 2.94 sq mi or 60.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 3.98 km 2 1.54 sq mi or 31.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.92 km 2 0.36 sq mi ...

Peseux, Switzerland

Peseux is first mentioned in 1195 as apud Pusoz though this comes from a 15th-century copy of an earlier document. In 1278 it was mentioned as de Posoys.

Les Planchettes

Les Planchettes has an area, as of 2009, of 11.7 square kilometers 4.5 sq mi. Of this area, 4.39 km 2 1.69 sq mi or 37.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 6.66 km 2 2.57 sq mi or 56.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.35 km 2 0.14 ...

Les Ponts-de-Martel

Les Ponts-de-Martel has an area, as of 2009, of 18.2 square kilometers 7.0 sq mi. Of this area, 10.8 km 2 4.2 sq mi or 59.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 5.56 km 2 2.15 sq mi or 30.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.85 km 2 0. ...

Saint-Blaise, Switzerland

Saint-Blaise is first mentioned in 1011 as Arins. In 1209 it was mentioned as Sanctus Blasus. The municipality was formerly known by its German name St Blasien, however, that name is no longer used.

Les Verrieres

Les Verrieres is first mentioned in 1344 as villa de Verreriis. Jt was here that General Charles-Denis Bourbaki crossed the Swiss border with the remnants of the Armee de lEst during the Franco-Prussian War 1870–71.

Beckenried

The first settlers in what would become Beckried were from Alamanni tribes that moved into the area over 2000 years ago. During the Middle Ages the region was part of extensive estates that were shared between Engelberg Abbey, Murbach-Lucerne and ...

Buochs

Buochs has an area, as of the 2004/09 survey of 9.96 km 2 3.85 sq mi. Of this area, about 46.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 33.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 18.0% is settled buildings or roads and 1.7% is unproductive land ...

Dallenwil

Dallenwil is first mentioned about 1199-1210 as Tellewilare or Telliwilare. In 1850 it was known as Thalwyl and it wasnt until 1913 that it became Dallenwil.

Emmetten

Emmetten has an area, as of 2006, of 25 square kilometers 9.7 sq mi. Of this area, 37.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 45.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.6% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 13.7% is non-produc ...

Ennetburgen

Ennetburgen is first mentioned by 1190 as Burgin. In 1799 it became Enet-Burgen and in 1836 Ennerburgen. Since 1850 the official name has been Ennetburgen.

Ennetmoos

Ennetmoos is first mentioned in 1311 or 1315 as Ennetmooss. Dragon in the municipalitys coat of arms was inspired by the legend of strut von Winkelried, as the Winkelrieds castle from the 13th century, were placed in the municipalitys territory.

Hergiswil

Hergiswil has an area, as of 2006, of 14.2 square kilometers 5.5 sq mi. Of this area, 29.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 44.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 9.7% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 16.6% is non-pro ...

Oberdorf, Nidwalden

Oberdorf is a municipality in the canton of Nidwalden in Switzerland. It consists of the villages and hamlets of Wil, Ennerberg, Waltersberg, Buren nid dem Bach and Niederrickenbach. The Benedictine Covent of Maria Rickenbach located on the terri ...

Stansstad

Stansstad has an area, as of the 2004/09 survey of 9.07 km 2 3.50 sq mi. Of this area, about 32.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 49.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 15.4% is settled buildings or roads and 2.4% is unproductive l ...

Wolfenschiessen

Wolfenschiessen is a village and municipality in the canton of Nidwalden in Switzerland. Besides the village of Wolfenschiessen itself, the municipality includes the settlements of Altzellen, Buren ob dem Bach, Dorfli, and Oberrickenbach, togethe ...

Alpnach

Alpnach has an area, as of 2006, of 53.8 square kilometers 20.8 sq mi. Of this area, 32.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 54.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 8.9% is non-product ...

Giswil

The municipality is located on the southern end of Lake Sarnen. It consists of the village sections of Grossteil, Kleinteil, Rudenz and Diechtersmatt, as well as scattered farm houses and hamlets. To the south-west, the municipality rises up to t ...

Kerns

Kerns is first mentioned in 1036 as Chernz though this mention is from a 14th Century copy of the original document. After 1101 it was normally mentioned as Chernes.

Sachseln

Sachseln is a village and municipality in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland. Besides the village of Sachseln, the municipality includes the hamlets of Edisried, Ewil and Flueli-Ranft.

Bargen, Schaffhausen

Bargen is a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland. The northernmost point of the country is situated in the municipality, at Oberbargen.

Beggingen

Beggingen has an area, as of 2006, of 12.6 km 2 4.9 sq mi. Of this area, 50.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 45.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 4.4% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.2% is non-productive rivers ...

Beringen, Switzerland

Beringen is a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland. On 1 January 2013 the municipality of Guntmadingen merged into the municipality of Beringen.

Buch, Schaffhausen

Buch has an area, as of 2006, of 3.8 km 2 1.5 sq mi. Of this area, 74.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 19.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5.5% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.3% is non-productive rivers, glac ...

Buchberg, Schaffhausen

Buchberg is a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland. From Rudlingen, booking forms exclave of the Canton of Schaffhausen on the Rhine, on the border with the Canton of Zurich and Baden-württemberg.

Buttenhardt

Buttenhardt is first mentioned in 1238 as Butinhart. The territory of the municipality of Buttenhardt today includes territory of Verenahof which formerly belonged to what was then West Germany. Verenahof also known as Buttenharter Hof or Verenah ...

Dorflingen

Dorflingen has an area, as of 2006, of 5.8 km 2 2.2 sq mi. Of this area, 64.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 26.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 7.5% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 1.4% is non-productive rivers ...

Lohn, Schaffhausen

Lohn has an area, as of 2006, of 4.9 km 2 1.9 sq mi. Of this area, 56.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 35.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 7.4% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.4% is non-productive rivers or la ...

Lohningen

Lohningen is first mentioned in 1112 as Loningen. An earlier reference, from about 778-781, to Loninga might refer to the village of Lohningen im Steinatal in Waldshut district in Germany.

Rudlingen

Rudlingen has an area, as of 2006, of 5.5 km 2 2.1 sq mi. Of this area, 47.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 33.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 8.1% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 10.5% is non-productive rivers ...

Trasadingen

Trasadingen has an area, as of 2006, of 4.1 km 2 1.6 sq mi. Of this area, 76.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 12.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 11% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.5% is non-productive rivers ...

Alpthal

Alpthal is a village and municipality in Schwyz District in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. Besides the village of Alpthal, the municipality includes the ski resort of Brunni, and settlement of Eigen.

Altendorf, Schwyz

Altendorf is first mentioned in 972 as Rahprehteswilare. In 1932, construction began on the Etzelwerk, hydro-power station to generate electricity for the Swiss Federal Railways. In 1937 the capacity of the plant was completed and in operation. T ...

Arth

Arth is a village, a town, and a municipality in Schwyz District in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. The municipality consists of the villages of arth, Oberarth and goldau. In four settlements in the Rigi Kulm, Rigi first, Klosterli Riga and ...

Feusisberg

Feusisberg is first mentioned in the 13th Century as Berg and Uffenberg. In the 16th Century it was known as Fessisskilch and in 1590 it was mentioned as Foussisberg.

Galgenen

Galgenen has an area, as of 2006, of 13.3 km 2 5.1 sq mi. Of this area, 50.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 39.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 9% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 0.4% is non-productive rivers, g ...

Illgau

Illgau has an area, as of 2006, of 10.9 km 2 4.2 sq mi. Of this area, 62% is used for agricultural purposes, while 31.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.9% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 4% is non-productive rivers, glaci ...

Ingenbohl

Ingenbohl has an area, as of 2006, of 13.5 km 2 5.2 sq mi. Of this area, 31% is used for agricultural purposes, while 49.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 16.1% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 3.8% is non-productive rivers, ...

Innerthal

As of 2006 Innerthal has an area of 50.2 km 2 19.4 sq mi. Of this area, 34.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 34.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.4% is settled buildings or roads and the remainder 30.6% is non-productive rivers ...

Lauerz

Lauerz is first mentioned in 1306 as Lowertz. In September 1806, the village was very badly affected by the tsunami that followed the landslide in goldau, with the result that killed 115 people alone in Lauerz.

Muotathal

Muotathal is a village and a municipality in Schwyz District in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. The eponymous valley, the Muotatal, is formed by the Muota, which joins Lake Lucerne at Brunnen.

Oberiberg

Oberiberg is a village and municipality in Schwyz District in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. The municipality comprises the village of Oberiberg and the hamlet and ski area of Hoch-Ybrig.

Reichenburg

It was founded in 1403 by the Dominican friar Gregory of Moorlock on the site of a spring used by pilgrims to wash their feet. The springs waters were purported to ease the sores of weary travellers and cleanse the mind of disordered thoughts. Th ...

Riemenstalden

Riemenstalden is a municipality in Schwyz District in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. The villages can be reached by road from Sisikon.

Rothenthurm

The French invasion of Switzerland in 1798 brought about a swift end of the Ancien Regime. The French victories against the larger cities of the swiss plateau led to the creation of the French supported Helvetic Republic on 12 April 1798. Followi ...

Sattel, Switzerland

The Battle of Morgarten occurred on 15 November 1315 near Sattel, at Morgarten now part of Oberageri. It began when a Swiss Confederation force of 1.500 infantry archers ambushed a group of Austrian soldiers of the Holy Roman Empire near the Morg ...