Val Terbi

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Val Terbi
Vicques village
Vicques village
Val Terbi is located in Switzerland
Val Terbi
Val Terbi
Coordinates: 47°21′N 07°25′E / 47.350°N 7.417°E / 47.350; 7.417Coordinates: 47°21′N 07°25′E / 47.350°N 7.417°E / 47.350; 7.417
Country Switzerland
Canton Jura
District Delémont
Government
 • Mayor Maire
Michel Brahier
Area[1]
 • Total 38.86 km2 (15.00 sq mi)
Population (Dec 2013[2])
 • Total 2,620
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Postal code 2824/2828/2829
SFOS number 6730
Localities Recolaine
Surrounded by Courchapoix, Rebeuvelier, Courroux, Bärschwil(SO), Mervelier, Corban, Grindel(SO), Erschwil(SO), Beinwil(SO), Courchapoix, Schelten(BE), Elay(BE), Corcelles(BE), Crémines(BE)
Website www.val-terbi.ch
SFSO statistics

Val Terbi is a municipality in the district of Delémont in the canton of Jura in Switzerland. The municipalities of Montsevelier, Vermes and Vicques merged on 1 January 2013 into the new municipality of Val Terbi.[3]

History[edit]

Montsevelier is first mentioned in 1136 as Muzivilir. The municipality was formerly known by its German name Mutzwil, however, that name is no longer used[4] Vermes is first mentioned in 866 as Vertima. In 1308 it was mentioned as Vermunt.[5] Vicques is first mentioned in 866 as Vicum.[6]

Geography[edit]

The former municipalities that make up Val Terbi had an area of 38.86 km2 (15.00 sq mi).[1]

Demographics[edit]

The total population of Val Terbi (as of December 2013) is 2,620.[2]

Historic Population[edit]

The historical population is given in the following chart:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 18 August 2014
  3. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 2 January 2013
  4. ^ Montsevelier in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  5. ^ Vermes in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  6. ^ Vicques in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  7. ^ Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Bevölkerungsentwicklung nach Region, 1850-2000 (German) accessed 29 January 2011

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