Langenthal

city and municipality in the canton of Bern, Switzerland
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Langenthal is a town in the administrative district of Oberaargau in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

Langenthal
Coat of arms of Langenthal
Location of Langenthal
Langenthal is located in Switzerland
Langenthal
Langenthal
Langenthal is located in Canton of Bern
Langenthal
Langenthal
Coordinates: 47°13′N 7°47′E / 47.217°N 7.783°E / 47.217; 7.783Coordinates: 47°13′N 7°47′E / 47.217°N 7.783°E / 47.217; 7.783
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
DistrictOberaargau
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 7 members
 • MayorStadtpräsident (list)
Thomas Rufener SVP/UDC
(as of March 2014)
 • ParliamentStadtrat
with 40 members
Area
 • Total17.3 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Elevation
481 m (1,578 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total15,624
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
4900-4902
SFOS number0329
Surrounded byAarwangen, Bleienbach, Lotzwil, Obersteckholz, Roggwil, Thunstetten, Untersteckholz
Twin townsBrig (Switzerland), Neviano (Italy)
Websitewww.langenthal.ch
SFSO statistics

On 1 January 2010, the former municipality of Untersteckholz merged into the municipality of Langenthal.

Langenthal is an educational, cultural, and economic center for the region of Oberaargau.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. https://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/pxweb/de/; retrieved: 15 June 2020; publisher: Federal Statistical Office.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Langenthal at Wikimedia Commons