Church of Neirivue

Skin Intyamon is a municipality in the canton of Fribourg Greyerzbezirk in Switzerland. The municipality was created on 1 January 2002 by the merger of the previously independent municipalities Albeuve Lessoc, Montbovon and Neirivue. The municipality is located in Albeuve.


Skin Intyamon is around 12 km south of the district town cop (air line). The municipality is located in the Haute- Gruyère, in the valley of the Sarine (French: Sarine ), in the Fribourg Alps east of the Moléson chain.

The area of ​​60.4 km ² large municipality area includes a portion of the Upper Gruyère in the Fribourg Alps. The central part of the area is the extending in the south-southwest - north- northeast direction Saanen valley. North of the village Lessoc the Sarine river forms a 1 km wide flat Talniederung, the northern limit is in the range of hills of Les Cressets. In Lessoc is the large alluvial fan of the torrent Torrent, the very forces the Sarine River on the western edge of the valley. The river is dammed here to the lake Lessoc. South of the lake, there is only a narrow Talniederung; the border runs through the constriction at the Sarine arc between Montbovon and La Tine.

East of the River Sarine, there is only a relatively small part of the community. It comprises the catchment area of ​​the Torrent, the boundary on the heights of Les Milliets ( 1,886 m above sea level. M. ), Pra de Cray ( with 2,090 m above sea level. M. the highest point of skin -Intyamon ) and Pointe runs de Cray ( 2,070 m above sea level. M. ).

The west of the Sarine located municipality part is much more divided by the valleys of Marive and the Hongrin. The former separated by the gorge of Evi the two eastern foothills of the Molésonkette, Vanil Blanc ( 1,828 m above sea level. M. ) and Entre Deux Dents ( 1'619 m above sea level. M. ) from each other. The western border is mostly on the watershed between the Sarine and the Lake Geneva region ( also the main European watershed between the Rhine and Rhône). It runs on the limestone peaks of Molésonkette from north to south over Moléson (up to 2,000 m above sea level. M. ), Dent de Lys ( 2,014 m above sea level. M. ), Vanil of Artses ( 1'993 m above sea level. M. ), Cape au Moine ( 1'941 m above sea level. M. ) and extends to the eastern slopes of the Rochers de Naye (up to 1'982 m above sea level. M. ). On the east side of this chain there is an extensive alpine meadows. The extreme southern part of the municipality of soil is taken from the lower part of the Hongrintals.

From the municipality surface 1997 2 % came from settlements, 37 % of forest and shrubs, 48% to agriculture and slightly more than 13% was unproductive land.

Skin Intyamon consists of the villages Neirivue ( 754 m above sea level. M. ), Albeuve ( 769 m above sea level. M. ), Lessoc (812 m above sea level. M. ) and Montbovon ( 797 m above sea level. M. ). In addition, include the hamlet of Le Bu ( 823 m above sea level. M. ) on a terrace east of the Sarine, Les Sciernes d' Albeuve (900 m above sea level. M. ) on a slope terrace at the eastern foot of the Dent de Lys, Comba d' Avau (807 m above sea level. M. ) and Comba d' amont (840 m above sea level. M. ) in the valley of Hongrin, verse les Moret ( 821 m above sea level. M. ) and verse les Pichon (870 m above sea level. M. ) in the left side of the valley the Sarine above Montbovon as well as numerous individual farms and alpine huts to the community. Neighboring municipalities of Haut-Intyamon are Châtel -Saint -Denis, Semsales, Gruyères, Bas -Intyamon and Grand Villard in the Canton of Fribourg and Château d'Oex Rossinière Veytaux, Montreux and Blonay in the canton of Vaud.


With 1424 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) Skin Intyamon belongs to the medium-sized municipalities in the canton of Fribourg. Of the 94.3% inhabitants are French-speaking, German-speaking 3.1 % and 0.6 % speak Spanish ( as of 2000). The population of skin -Intyamon amounted in 1900 to 1730 inhabitants. Throughout the 20th century, the population increased by strong emigration from over 30% and reached 1980 with 1209 inhabitants, a temporary low. Since then, a population increase was ( especially during the 1980s) recorded again.


Skin Intyamon was until the mid 20th century a predominantly coined by agriculture village. Until after the First World War, marble was mined in Lessoc. Even today, animal husbandry and dairy farming ( for the production of Gruyère cheese) and to a lesser extent agriculture an important role in the economic structure of the population. The municipality owns extensive Alpine meadows for summer grazing of livestock.

More jobs are in small local manufacturing and services available. Throughout the 20th century, smaller companies in the furniture industry, the construction industry and mechanical workshops, carpentry and sawmills have settled in Haut-Intyamon. The water power of the Sarine is used in Montbovon by a power plant; at Lessoc turbines are operated by the height level below the existing dam again since 1972. In recent decades, Haut-Intyamon has also developed into a residential community. Many workers are therefore commuters who work mainly in the region bull.


The community is conveniently technically quite well developed. It lies on the main road from Bulle to Chateau d'Oex. On July 23, 1903, the railway line from Bulle to Montbovon with stations in all four villages of the municipality of Haut-Intyamon was put into operation. Montbovon is also on the route of the Montreux- Bernese Oberland Railway; the section Montreux- Montbovon was inaugurated on October 1, 1903, the sequel to Saanen on July 6, 1905.


Almost the entire municipality of Haut-Intyamon (except Albeuve ) belonged since the Middle Ages to the county of Greyerz. After the last count had made ​​von Greyerz bankruptcy in 1554, the territory in 1555 came under the rule of Freiburg and the Bailiwick Greyerz has been assigned. After the collapse of the ancien régime (1798 ) belonged to the prefecture of Haut-Intyamon initially and from 1848 to the district of Gruyère.

On 26 June 2001, the voters of the municipalities Albeuve Lessoc, Montbovon and Neirivue voted with a yes majority of about 80% for the fusion community. For the new church the names Albeuve or skin -Intyamon were under discussion, the latter was favored by the people. With effect from 1 January 2002, the new church Skin Intyamon whose municipality is located in Albeuve arose.