|VD is the abbreviation for the canton of Vaud in Switzerland and is used to avoid confusion with other entries of the name Lully .|
|Canton :||Vaud (VD)|
|BFS no. :||5639|
|Postal code :||1132|
|Coordinates :||525 267 / 150907|
|Height :||425 m above sea level M.|
|Height range :||374–482 m above sea level M.|
|Area :||2.05 km²|
|Residents:||786 (December 31, 2018)|
|Population density :||383 inhabitants per km²|
|Location of the municipality|
Lully is a municipality in the Morges district in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland .
Lully is 425 m above sea level. M. , 2.5 km west of the district capital Morges (linear distance). The village extends on a plateau in the Vaud Central Plateau north of Lake Geneva , in a panoramic position around 50 m above lake level.
The area of the 2.1 km² municipal area comprises a small section north of Lake Geneva. Most of the communal soil is occupied by the Lully plateau, which rises to the north and at Les Granges at 480 m above sea level. M. reached the highest point of the community. The western border is formed by the Le Blacon brook, which is slightly sunk into the plateau and which also receives the water of the Pontet , which rises near the town center , and flows into the Boiron de Morges . In a narrow strip on both sides of the valley of the lower Boiron, the area extends south to almost the shores of Lake Geneva. In 1997, 17% of the municipal area was accounted for by settlements, 15% for forests and woodlands and 68% for agriculture.
Lully includes the hamlet of Sécheron ( 450 m above sea level ) on a hilltop above the village and several single-family housing estates. Lully's neighboring municipalities are Saint-Prex , Lussy-sur-Morges , Denens , Vufflens-le-Château , Chigny and Tolochenaz .
With 786 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2018) Lully is one of the smaller municipalities in the canton of Vaud. 85.4% of the residents are French-speaking, 6.9% German-speaking and 2.9% English-speaking (as of 2000). The population of Lully was 216 in 1900. After the population had decreased to 157 inhabitants by 1960, a rapid population increase was recorded with a four-fold increase in the number of inhabitants within 40 years.
Until the second half of the 20th century, Lully was a predominantly agricultural village. Even today, agriculture and viticulture have an important role in the income structure of the population. Further jobs are available in local small businesses and in the service sector. In the last few decades the village has developed into a residential community thanks to its attractive location. Many workers are therefore commuters who work mainly in Morges and Lausanne.
The community has good transport connections. It is located on the main road from Morges to Bière . The Morges-Ouest motorway junction on the A1 (Geneva-Lausanne) opened in 1964 is around 1.5 km from the town. Lully is connected to the public transport network through a postbus course that runs from Morges to Lavigny .
The first written mention of the place took place in 1011 under the name Lulliacum . Later the names Lulli (1177), Lulie (1217) and Lulliez (1453) appeared. The place name goes back to the Latin personal name Lullius . Lully had belonged to the Saint-Maurice Abbey since the 13th century . Later it belonged to the lordship of Vufflens-le-Château. With the conquest of Vaud by Bern in 1536, the village came under the administration of the Bailiwick of Morges . After the collapse of the Ancien Régime , Lully belonged to the canton of Léman from 1798 to 1803 during the Helvetic Republic, which then became part of the canton of Vaud when the mediation constitution came into force . In 1798 it was assigned to the Morges district.
The 18th century castle of Lully was rebuilt and enlarged in 1782–1784. In the center of the village there are some typical farm and wine-growing houses from the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Official website of the municipality of Lully VD
- Germain Hausmann: Lully (VD). In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland .
- Community information
- Aerial photography
- ↑ Permanent and non-permanent resident population by year, canton, district, municipality, population type and gender (permanent resident population). In: bfs. admin.ch . Federal Statistical Office (FSO), August 31, 2019, accessed on December 22, 2019 .