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Estavayer-le-Lac
Former municipality of Switzerland
Old City of Estavayer-le-Lac
Old City of Estavayer-le-Lac
Coat of arms of Estavayer-le-Lac
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Fribourg
District Broye
Area
 • Total 6.41 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
Elevation 448 m (1,470 ft)
Highest elevation 489 m (1,604 ft)
Lowest elevation (Lake Neuchâtel) 429 m (1,407 ft)
Population (December 2015)
 • Total 6,208
 • Density 968.5/km2 (2,508.4/sq mi)
Postal code 1470
Surrounded by Autavaux, Font, Gorgier (NE), Les Montets, Lully, Montbrelloz, Saint-Aubin-Sauges (NE), Sévaz, Vaumarcus (NE)

Estavayer-le-Lac [estavaje l(ə) lak] ([] error: {{lang-xx}}: no text (help)) is a former municipality of the canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. It is on the south shore of Lake Neuchâtel and is between Yverdon and Bern. It was the capital of the district of Broye.

History

On 1 January 2012 the former municipality of Font merged into the municipality of Estavayer-le-Lac. On 1 January 2017 the former municipalities of Bussy, Estavayer-le-Lac, Morens, Murist, Rueyres-les-Prés, Vernay and Vuissens merged into the new municipality of Estavayer.


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