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Hauterive
View of the southern side of the Abbey of Hauterive at Posieux
View of the southern side of the Abbey of Hauterive at Posieux
Coat of arms of Hauterive
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 46°46′N 7°7′E / 46.767°N 7.117°E / 46.767; 7.117Coordinates: 46°46′N 7°7′E / 46.767°N 7.117°E / 46.767; 7.117
Country Switzerland
Canton Fribourg
District Saane
Area
 • Total 11.94 km2 (4.61 sq mi)
Elevation
680 m (2,230 ft)
Population
 (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 2,415
 • Density 202.26/km2 (523.9/sq mi)
Postal code
1725 Posieux
1730 Ecuvillens
Localities Ecuvillens, Posieux
Surrounded by Arconciel, Corpataux-Magnedens, Cottens, Farvagny, Marly, Matran, Neyruz, Villars-sur-Glâne

Hauterive is a municipality of the district of Saane in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. It was created on 1 January 2001 when the municipalities of Ecuvillens and Posieux joined together to become Hauterive.

The abbey of Hauterive was founded in 1138.

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