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 2015[2])
 • Total 2,626
 • Density 68/km2 (180/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 2015) is 2,626.[7]

Historic Population[edit]

The historical population is given in the following chart:[8]

Crime[edit]

In 2014 the crime rate, of the over 200 crimes listed in the Swiss Criminal Code (running from murder, robbery and assault to accepting bribes and election fraud), in Val Terbi was 31.3 per thousand residents. This rate is only 62.4% of the cantonal rate and 48.5% of the average rate in the entire country. During the same period no crimes or violations of immigration, visa or work permit laws have been perpetrated.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  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. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  8. ^ Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Bevölkerungsentwicklung nach Region, 1850-2000 (German) accessed 29 January 2011
  9. ^ Statistical Atlas of Switzerland accessed 5 April 2016

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