Rapperswil, Bern

municipality in the canton of Bern, Switzerland

Rapperswil is a municipality in the Seeland administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is 13 kilometres (8.1 miles) north of the capital Bern. On 1 January 2013, the former municipality of Ruppoldsried merged into Rapperswil.[3] On 1 January 2016, the former municipality of Bangerten merged into Rapperswil.[4]

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Coat of arms of Rapperswil
Location of Rapperswil
Rapperswil is located in Switzerland
Rapperswil
Rapperswil
Rapperswil is located in Canton of Bern
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Rapperswil
Coordinates: 47°4′N 7°25′E / 47.067°N 7.417°E / 47.067; 7.417Coordinates: 47°4′N 7°25′E / 47.067°N 7.417°E / 47.067; 7.417
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
DistrictSeeland
Area
 • Total20.40 km2 (7.88 sq mi)
Elevation
521 m (1,709 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,617
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
3251, 3255, 3256
SFOS number0310
Surrounded byBangerten, Deisswil bei Münchenbuchsee, Grossaffoltern, Messen (SO), Münchenbuchsee, Ruppoldsried, Scheunen, Schüpfen, Wengi, Zuzwil
Websitewww.rapperswil-be.ch
SFSO statistics
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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.
  3. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 14 January 2013
  4. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz Archived 2015-11-13 at the Wayback Machine published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 19 January 2016

Other websitesEdit

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