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Thun

city in the canton of Bern, Switzerland

Thun (French: Thoune) is a city of the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. The city has about 43,783 inhabitants (around 90,000 in the agglomeration), as of 31 December 2013.

Thun
Thun in 2012
Thun in 2012
Coat of arms of Thun
Coat of arms
Location of Thun
Thun is located in Switzerland
Thun
Thun
Thun is located in Canton of Bern
Thun
Thun
Coordinates: 46°46′N 7°38′E / 46.767°N 7.633°E / 46.767; 7.633Coordinates: 46°46′N 7°38′E / 46.767°N 7.633°E / 46.767; 7.633
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
DistrictThun
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 5 members
 • MayorStadtpräsident (list)
Raphael Lanz SVP/UDC
(as of February 2014)
 • ParliamentStadtrat
with 40 members
Area
 • Total21.60 km2 (8.34 sq mi)
Elevation
(Railway station)
560 m (1,840 ft)
Highest elevation
(Dürrenbergwald)
1,172 m (3,845 ft)
Lowest elevation
(Aare at Lerchenfeld)
552 m (1,811 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total43,723
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Thuner(in)
Postal code
3600-3645
SFOS number0942
Surrounded byAmsoldingen, Heiligenschwendi, Heimberg, Hilterfingen, Homberg, Schwendibach, Spiez, Steffisburg, Thierachern, Uetendorf, Zwieselberg
Websitewww.thun.ch
SFSO statistics

It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun (Thunersee), 30 km (19 mi) south of Berne.

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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.

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  Media related to Thun at Wikimedia Commons