Montilliez

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Montilliez
Poliez-le-Grand town hall
Poliez-le-Grand town hall
Coat of arms of Montilliez
Coat of arms
Montilliez is located in Switzerland
Montilliez
Montilliez
Montilliez is located in Canton of Vaud
Montilliez
Montilliez
Coordinates: 46°39′N 6°40′E / 46.650°N 6.667°E / 46.650; 6.667Coordinates: 46°39′N 6°40′E / 46.650°N 6.667°E / 46.650; 6.667
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Gros-de-Vaud
Government
 • Mayor Syndic
Area
 • Total 15.1 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Population (Dec 2015[1])
 • Total 1,656
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
SFOS number 5540
Surrounded by Fey, Villars-le-Terroir
Website http://www.montilliez.ch
Profile (French), SFSO statistics

Montilliez is a municipality in the district of Gros-de-Vaud in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

The municipalities of Dommartin, Naz, Poliez-le-Grand and Sugnens merged on 1 July 2011 into the new municipality of Montilliez.[2]

History[edit]

Dommartin is first mentioned in 908 as Domno Martino villa.[3] Naz is first mentioned around 1200 as Nars.[4] Poliez-le-Grand is first mentioned around 1160-79 as Poleto. In 1225 it was mentioned as Pollie lo Grant.[5] Sugnens is first mentioned in 1177 as Sugnens.[6]

Geography[edit]

Montilliez has an area, as of 2009, of 15.07 square kilometers (5.82 sq mi). Of this area, 10.13 km2 (3.91 sq mi) or 67.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 3.72 km2 (1.44 sq mi) or 24.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.05 km2 (0.41 sq mi) or 7.0% is settled (buildings or roads).[7]

Historic Population[edit]

The historical population is given in the following chart:[3][4][5][6][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  2. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 17 February 2011
  3. ^ a b Dommartin in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  4. ^ a b Naz in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  5. ^ a b Poliez-le-Grand in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  6. ^ a b Sugnens in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  7. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010
  8. ^ Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Bevölkerungsentwicklung nach Region, 1850-2000 (German) accessed 29 January 2011