Krauchthal

municipality in Switzerland

Krauchthal is a village in the Canton of Bern. It is about halfway between Burgdorf and Bern, about 15 km northeast of the city of Bern. The commune of Krauchthal is made of the villages Krauchthal (with Hub and Dieterswald), and Hettiswil. The name of the settlements was mentioned during the Middle Ages. Krauchthal in 1208, Hettiswil in 1107, Hub and Dieterswald in 1326, Thorberg in 1196. In 2006, 2345 people lived there. In Thorberg, there is a castle. This has been converted to a prison.

Krauchthal
Coat of arms of Krauchthal
Coat of arms
Location of Krauchthal
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictEmmental
Area
 • Total19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Elevation
585 m (1,919 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,365
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Postal code
3326
SFOS number0414
Surrounded byBäriswil, Bolligen, Burgdorf, Hindelbank, Lützelflüh, Mattstetten, Mötschwil, Oberburg, Vechigen
Twin townsKamenny Ujezd (Czech Republic)
Websitewww.krauchthal.ch
SFSO statistics
Church of Krauchthal

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Krauchthal at Wikimedia Commons