762 (Dec 31, 2008)
Grandcour is a municipality in the district of Broye-Vully in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.
Grandcour is first mentioned in 1212 as apud grancort.
Grandcour has an area, as of 2009, of 10.21 square kilometers (3.94 sq mi). Of this area, 8.06 km2 (3.11 sq mi) or 78.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.47 km2 (0.57 sq mi) or 14.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.69 km2 (0.27 sq mi) or 6.8% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.01 km2 (2.5 acres) or 0.1% is either rivers or lakes.
Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 3.4% and transportation infrastructure made up 2.9%. Out of the forested land, all of the forested land area is covered with heavy forests. Of the agricultural land, 69.3% is used for growing crops and 8.5% is pastures, while 1.1% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is flowing water.
The municipality was part of the Payerne District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, and Grandcour became part of the new district of Broye-Vully.
The municipality is located in the Payerne district, Umfasst das Dorf G. und die Weiler Ressudens und Chesard; Vernay ist im 15. Jh. verschwunden.. It consists of the village of Grandcour and the hamlets of Bez. Payerne. Umfasst das Dorf G. und die Weiler Ressudens und Chesard; Vernay ist im 15. Jh. verschwunden..