Wahlern

former municipality of Switzerland in Bern

Wahlern was a municipality in Bern in Switzerland. On 1 January 2011, Wahlern and Albligen joined together to become the new municipality, Schwarzenburg.

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Coat of arms of Wahlern
Coat of arms
Location of Wahlern
Wahlern is located in Switzerland
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Wahlern
Wahlern is located in Canton of Bern
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Wahlern
Coordinates: 46°49′N 7°21′E / 46.817°N 7.350°E / 46.817; 7.350Coordinates: 46°49′N 7°21′E / 46.817°N 7.350°E / 46.817; 7.350
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
DistrictBern-Mittelland
Government
 • MayorRudolf Krebs
Area
 • Total40.6 km2 (15.7 sq mi)
Elevation
792 m (2,598 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)
 • Total6,197
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Postal code
3150 Schwarzenburg
3148 Lanzenhäusern
SFOS number0854
LocalitiesSchwarzenburg, Lanzenhäusern, Steinenbrünnen
Surrounded byKöniz, Oberbalm, Rüeggisberg, Rüschegg, Guggisberg, Alterswil, St. Antoni, Heitenried, Albligen and Ueberstorf
Websitewww.wahlern.ch
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