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Spiez

town in the canton of Bern, Switzerland

Spiez is a town and municipality in the administrative district of Frutigen-Niedersimmental in the canton of Berne in Switzerland.

Spiez
Coat of arms of Spiez
Coat of arms
Location of Spiez
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictFrutigen-Niedersimmental
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 7 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Franz Arnold SPS/PSS
(as of 2002)
 • ParliamentGrosser Gemeinderat
with 36 members
Area
 • Total16.8 km2 (6.5 sq mi)
Elevation
(Railway station)
628 m (2,060 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total12,810
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Postal code
3700
SFOS number0768
LocalitiesEinigen, Faulensee, Hondrich and Spiezwiler
Surrounded byAeschi bei Spiez, Hilterfingen, Krattigen, Oberhofen am Thunersee, Reutigen, Sigriswil, Thun, Wimmis, Zwieselberg
Twin townsPrachatice (Czech Republic)
Websitewww.spiez.ch
SFSO statistics

It is located on Lake Thun.

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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.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Spiez at Wikimedia Commons