Murten (German) or Morat (French) is a municipality in the See district of the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. It is located on the southern shores of Lake Morat, also commonly called Lake Murten. Morat is situated between Berne and Lausanne and is the capital of the See/Lac District of the canton of Fribourg. It is one of the municipalities with a majority (about 75%) of German speakers in the predominantly French-speaking Canton of Fribourg. On 1 January 1975 the former municipality of Burg bei Murten merged into the municipality of Murten. It was followed on 1 January 1991 by the former municipality of Altavilla and on 1 January 2013 by the former municipality of Büchslen. On 1 January 2016 the former municipalities of Courlevon, Jeuss, Lurtigen and Salvenach merged into Morat(Murten).Wikipedia
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