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Veytaux

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Veytaux is a municipality in the district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.The Chateau of Chillon provides a marvelous view of the entire Lake of Geneva located in Avenue de Chillon.HistoryVeytaux is first mentioned in 1332 as Veytour.GeographyVeytaux has an area, of 6.8km2. Of this area, 0.98km2 or 14.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 5km2 or 74.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.36km2 or 5.3% is settled (buildings or roads) and 0.38km2 or 5.6% is unproductive land.Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 2.2% and transportation infrastructure made up 2.2%. Out of the forested land, 70.9% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.9% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 0.0% is used for growing crops and 13.9% is used for alpine pastures. Of the unproductive areas, 3.1% is unproductive vegetation and 2.5% is too rocky for vegetation.The municipality was part of the Vevey District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, and Veytaux became part of the new district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut.It consists of the village of Veytaux and the hamlet of Grandchamp.Coat of armsThe blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Argent, between two Palls wavy Azure a Tower surmounted by a Chamois salient all Sable; Base Azure.
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