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Chessel

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Chessel (ʃəsɛl) is a municipality in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland, located in the district of Aigle. History Chessel is first mentioned in 1364 as Chessey. Geography Chessel has an area, , of . Of this area, or 61.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while or 20.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, or 10.9% is settled (buildings or roads), or 6.2% is either rivers or lakes. Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 3.9% and transportation infrastructure made up 2.8%. while parks, green belts and sports fields made up 3.6%. Out of the forested land, 19.6% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.1% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 54.1% is used for growing crops and 5.9% is pastures, while 1.7% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is flowing water. The municipality is located in the Aigle district, on the right bank
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