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Villorsonnens

Villorsonnens (French: ; Arpitan: Velorsonens) is a municipality in the district of Glâne in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. The municipality was created around 2001 with the merger of Chavannes-sous-Orsonnens, Orsonnens, Villargiroud and Villarsiviriaux.

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The Church of Saint-Pierre, a Swiss heritage site of national significance
Coat of arms
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Coordinates:46°43′N7°0′E /46.717°N 7.000°E /46.717; 7.000Coordinates: 46°43′N7°0′E /46.717°N 7.000°E /46.717; 7.000
CountrySwitzerland
CantonFribourg
DistrictGlâne
Government
MayorSyndic
Area
• Total15.50 km2 (5.98 sq mi)
Elevation
699 m (2,293 ft)
Population
(2018-12-31)
• Total1,441
• Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
• Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
1694
SFOS number2114
Surrounded byAutigny, Chénens, La Folliaz, Le Châtelard, Le Glèbe, Massonnens, Sorens, Villaz-Saint-Pierre
Websitewww.villorsonnens.com
SFSO statistics

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Villorsonnens has an area, as of 2009[update], of 15.5 square kilometers (6.0 sq mi). Of this area, 10.11 km2 (3.90 sq mi) or 65.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 4.47 km2 (1.73 sq mi) or 28.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.87 km2 (0.34 sq mi) or 5.6% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.05 km2 (12 acres) or 0.3% is either rivers or lakes.

Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 3.2% and transportation infrastructure made up 1.9%. Out of the forested land, 27.1% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.8% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 37.6% is used for growing crops and 24.8% is pastures and 2.1% is used for alpine pastures. All the water in the municipality is flowing water.

The municipality is located 2001 de la fusion de Chavannes-sous-Orsonnens, Orsonnens, Villargiroud et Villarsiviriaux.. It consists of the village of Villorsonnens and the hamlets of 2001 de la fusion de Chavannes-sous-Orsonnens, Orsonnens, Villargiroud et Villarsiviriaux..

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Per bend sinister Gules four Mullets of Five Or and Argent. The coat of arms was selected from a public contest that generated three proposals. The four stars represent the four former municipalities.

Villorsonnens has a population (as of December 2020[update]) of 1,483. As of 2008[update], 7.4% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years (2000–2010) the population has changed at a rate of 13.9%. Migration accounted for 10%, while births and deaths accounted for 4.9%.

Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks French (92.6%) as their first language, German is the second most common (2.7%) and Portuguese is the third (1.7%).

As of 2008[update], the population was 52.6% male and 47.4% female. The population was made up of 592 Swiss men (47.7% of the population) and 60 (4.8%) non-Swiss men. There were 548 Swiss women (44.2%) and 40 (3.2%) non-Swiss women. As of 2000[update], children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 30% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 58.2% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 11.8%.

As of 2009[update], the construction rate of new housing units was 3.2 new units per 1000 residents. The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2010[update], was 0.87%.

The Church of Saint-Pierre is listed as Swiss heritage site of national significance. The entire village of Orsonnens is part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites.

In the 2011 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 35.4% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CVP (18.5%), the SP (18.3%) and the FDP (10.2%).

The SVP received about the same percentage of the vote as they did in the 2007 Federal election (37.5% in 2007 vs 35.4% in 2011). The CVP retained about the same popularity (19.4% in 2007), the SPS retained about the same popularity (17.7% in 2007) and the FDP lost popularity (15.5% in 2007). A total of 427 votes were cast in this election, of which 6 or 1.4% were invalid.

As of 2010[update], Villorsonnens had an unemployment rate of 2.6%. As of 2008[update], there were 129 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 49 businesses involved in this sector. 88 people were employed in the secondary sector and there were 11 businesses in this sector. 60 people were employed in the tertiary sector, with 16 businesses in this sector. There were residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity.

In 2008[update] the total number of full-time equivalent jobs was 208. The number of jobs in the primary sector was 96, of which 93 were in agriculture and 3 were in forestry or lumber production. The number of jobs in the secondary sector was 68 of which 55 or (80.9%) were in manufacturing and 11 (16.2%) were in construction. The number of jobs in the tertiary sector was 44. In the tertiary sector; 1 was in the sale or repair of motor vehicles, 3 or 6.8% were in the movement and storage of goods, 5 or 11.4% were in a hotel or restaurant, 1 was the insurance or financial industry, 10 or 22.7% were technical professionals or scientists, 7 or 15.9% were in education and 11 or 25.0% were in health care.

Of the working population, 7.4% used public transportation to get to work, and 66.6% used a private car.

The Canton of Fribourg school system provides one year of non-obligatory Kindergarten, followed by six years of Primary school. This is followed by three years of obligatory lower Secondary school where the students are separated according to ability and aptitude. Following the lower Secondary students may attend a three or four year optional upper Secondary school. The upper Secondary school is divided into gymnasium (university preparatory) and vocational programs. After they finish the upper Secondary program, students may choose to attend a Tertiary school or continue their apprenticeship.

During the 2010-11 school year, there were a total of 113 students attending 6 classes in Villorsonnens. A total of 233 students from the municipality attended any school, either in the municipality or outside of it. There was one kindergarten class with a total of 19 students in the municipality. The municipality had 5 primary classes and 94 students. During the same year, there were no lower secondary classes in the municipality, but 53 students attended lower secondary school in a neighboring municipality. There were no upper Secondary classes or vocational classes, but there were 20 upper Secondary students and 39 upper Secondary vocational students who attended classes in another municipality. The municipality had no non-university Tertiary classes, but there was one non-university Tertiary student and 6 specialized Tertiary students who attended classes in another municipality.

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Villorsonnens Language Watch Edit Villorsonnens French vilɔʁsɔnɑ s Arpitan Velorsonens is a municipality in the district of Glane in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland The municipality was created around 2001 with the merger of Chavannes sous Orsonnens Orsonnens Villargiroud and Villarsiviriaux 3 VillorsonnensMunicipality in SwitzerlandThe Church of Saint Pierre a Swiss heritage site of national significanceCoat of armsLocation of VillorsonnensVillorsonnensShow map of SwitzerlandVillorsonnensShow map of Canton of FribourgCoordinates 46 43 N 7 0 E 46 717 N 7 000 E 46 717 7 000 Coordinates 46 43 N 7 0 E 46 717 N 7 000 E 46 717 7 000CountrySwitzerlandCantonFribourgDistrictGlaneGovernment MayorSyndicArea 1 Total15 50 km2 5 98 sq mi Elevation699 m 2 293 ft Population 2018 12 31 2 Total1 441 Density93 km2 240 sq mi Time zoneUTC 01 00 Central European Time Summer DST UTC 02 00 Central European Summer Time Postal code s 1694SFOS number2114Surrounded byAutigny Chenens La Folliaz Le Chatelard Le Glebe Massonnens Sorens Villaz Saint PierreWebsitewww wbr villorsonnens wbr com SFSO statistics Contents 1 Geography 2 Coat of arms 3 Demographics 4 Heritage sites of national significance 5 Politics 6 Economy 7 Education 8 References 9 External linksGeography EditVillorsonnens has an area as of 2009 update of 15 5 square kilometers 6 0 sq mi Of this area 10 11 km2 3 90 sq mi or 65 4 is used for agricultural purposes while 4 47 km2 1 73 sq mi or 28 9 is forested Of the rest of the land 0 87 km2 0 34 sq mi or 5 6 is settled buildings or roads 0 05 km2 12 acres or 0 3 is either rivers or lakes 4 Of the built up area housing and buildings made up 3 2 and transportation infrastructure made up 1 9 Out of the forested land 27 1 of the total land area is heavily forested and 1 8 is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees Of the agricultural land 37 6 is used for growing crops and 24 8 is pastures and 2 1 is used for alpine pastures All the water in the municipality is flowing water 4 The municipality is located 2001 de la fusion de Chavannes sous Orsonnens Orsonnens Villargiroud et Villarsiviriaux It consists of the village of Villorsonnens and the hamlets of 2001 de la fusion de Chavannes sous Orsonnens Orsonnens Villargiroud et Villarsiviriaux Coat of arms EditThe blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Per bend sinister Gules four Mullets of Five Or and Argent The coat of arms was selected from a public contest that generated three proposals The four stars represent the four former municipalities 5 Demographics EditVillorsonnens has a population as of December 2020 update of 1 483 6 As of 2008 update 7 4 of the population are resident foreign nationals 7 Over the last 10 years 2000 2010 the population has changed at a rate of 13 9 Migration accounted for 10 while births and deaths accounted for 4 9 8 Most of the population as of 2000 update speaks French 92 6 as their first language German is the second most common 2 7 and Portuguese is the third 1 7 8 As of 2008 update the population was 52 6 male and 47 4 female The population was made up of 592 Swiss men 47 7 of the population and 60 4 8 non Swiss men There were 548 Swiss women 44 2 and 40 3 2 non Swiss women 9 As of 2000 update children and teenagers 0 19 years old make up 30 of the population while adults 20 64 years old make up 58 2 and seniors over 64 years old make up 11 8 8 As of 2009 update the construction rate of new housing units was 3 2 new units per 1000 residents 8 The vacancy rate for the municipality in 2010 update was 0 87 8 Heritage sites of national significance EditThe Church of Saint Pierre is listed as Swiss heritage site of national significance The entire village of Orsonnens is part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites 10 Politics EditIn the 2011 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 35 4 of the vote The next three most popular parties were the CVP 18 5 the SP 18 3 and the FDP 10 2 11 The SVP received about the same percentage of the vote as they did in the 2007 Federal election 37 5 in 2007 vs 35 4 in 2011 The CVP retained about the same popularity 19 4 in 2007 the SPS retained about the same popularity 17 7 in 2007 and the FDP lost popularity 15 5 in 2007 A total of 427 votes were cast in this election of which 6 or 1 4 were invalid 12 Economy EditAs of 2010 update Villorsonnens had an unemployment rate of 2 6 As of 2008 update there were 129 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 49 businesses involved in this sector 88 people were employed in the secondary sector and there were 11 businesses in this sector 60 people were employed in the tertiary sector with 16 businesses in this sector 8 There were residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity In 2008 update the total number of full time equivalent jobs was 208 The number of jobs in the primary sector was 96 of which 93 were in agriculture and 3 were in forestry or lumber production The number of jobs in the secondary sector was 68 of which 55 or 80 9 were in manufacturing and 11 16 2 were in construction The number of jobs in the tertiary sector was 44 In the tertiary sector 1 was in the sale or repair of motor vehicles 3 or 6 8 were in the movement and storage of goods 5 or 11 4 were in a hotel or restaurant 1 was the insurance or financial industry 10 or 22 7 were technical professionals or scientists 7 or 15 9 were in education and 11 or 25 0 were in health care 13 Of the working population 7 4 used public transportation to get to work and 66 6 used a private car 8 Education EditThe Canton of Fribourg school system provides one year of non obligatory Kindergarten followed by six years of Primary school This is followed by three years of obligatory lower Secondary school where the students are separated according to ability and aptitude Following the lower Secondary students may attend a three or four year optional upper Secondary school The upper Secondary school is divided into gymnasium university preparatory and vocational programs After they finish the upper Secondary program students may choose to attend a Tertiary school or continue their apprenticeship 14 During the 2010 11 school year there were a total of 113 students attending 6 classes in Villorsonnens A total of 233 students from the municipality attended any school either in the municipality or outside of it There was one kindergarten class with a total of 19 students in the municipality The municipality had 5 primary classes and 94 students During the same year there were no lower secondary classes in the municipality but 53 students attended lower secondary school in a neighboring municipality There were no upper Secondary classes or vocational classes but there were 20 upper Secondary students and 39 upper Secondary vocational students who attended classes in another municipality The municipality had no non university Tertiary classes but there was one non university Tertiary student and 6 specialized Tertiary students who attended classes in another municipality 9 References Edit a b Arealstatistik Standard Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen Federal Statistical Office Retrieved 13 January 2019 Standige Wohnbevolkerung nach Staatsangehorigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde Provisorische Jahresergebnisse 2018 Federal Statistical Office 9 April 2019 Retrieved 11 April 2019 Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office in German accessed 19 July 2011 a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office Land Use Statistics 2009 data in German accessed 25 March 2010 Flags of the World com accessed 17 November 2011 Standige und nichtstandige Wohnbevolkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen Geburtsort und Staatsangehorigkeit bfs admin ch in German Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT TAB 31 December 2020 Retrieved 21 September 2021 Swiss Federal Statistical Office Superweb database Gemeinde Statistics 1981 2008 in German accessed 19 June 2010 a b c d e f g Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 17 November 2011 a b Canton of Fribourg Statistics in German accessed 3 November 2011 Kantonsliste A Objekte KGS Inventar in German Federal Office of Civil Protection 2009 Archived from the original on 28 June 2010 Retrieved 25 April 2011 Canton of Fribourg National Council Election of 23 October 2011 Statistics in German and French accessed 3 November 2011 Swiss Federal Statistical Office Nationalratswahlen 2007 Starke der Parteien und Wahlbeteiligung nach Gemeinden Bezirk Canton in German accessed 28 May 2010 Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT TAB Betriebszahlung Arbeitsstatten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 Abschnitte Sektoren 1 3 Archived 2014 12 25 at the Wayback Machine in German accessed 28 January 2011 Chart of the education system in Canton Fribourg in German External links EditWikimedia Commons has media related to Villorsonnens Official website in French Villorsonnens in German French and Italian in the online Historical 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