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Oberschrot is a municipality in the district of Sense in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. It is one of the municipalities with a large majority of German speakers in the mostly French speaking Canton of Fribourg.

Oberschrot is a municipality in the district of Sense in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. It is one of the municipalities with a large majority of German speakers in the mostly French speaking Canton of Fribourg.

Geography

Oberschrot has an area of 5.35 km2 (2.07 sq mi).[2] Of this area, 3 km2 (1.2 sq mi) or 56.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.84 km2 (0.71 sq mi) or 34.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.41 km2 (0.16 sq mi) or 7.7% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.02 km2 (4.9 acres) or 0.4% is either rivers or lakes.

Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 5.6% and transportation infrastructure made up 1.3%. Out of the forested land, 32.5% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.9% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 1.7% is used for growing crops and 54.0% is pastures. All the water in the municipality is flowing water.

The municipality is located in the Sense district, north of the T├╝tschbach stream. It consists of the hamlets of Ried, Sahli, Gansmatt, Uf der Egg and Pl├Âtscha along with scattered farm.

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More about the History of Oberschrot

Oberschrot was created as an independent municipality in 1831. Before that, the name meant an area in the parish of Rechthalten that consisted of four Schrote or village sections.

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Oberschrot is a municipality in the district of Sense in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. It is one of the municipalities with a large majority of German speakers in the mostly French speaking Canton of Fribourg.

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