Bern-Mittelland (administrative district)

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Bern-Mittelland District
Verwaltungskreis Bern-Mittelland
District
Location of Bern-Mittelland District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Bern
Capital Ostermundigen
Area
 • Total 947 km2 (366 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 399,002
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 85

Bern-Mittelland District in the Canton of Bern was created on 1 January 2010.[1] It is part of the Bern-Mittelland administrative region, and is the only district in the region. It contains 96 municipalities with an area of 946.30 km2 (365.37 sq mi) and a population (as of 2013) of 399,002.[2]

Municipalities[edit]

Flag Name Population
(31 December 2013)[2]
Area in km²
Allmendingen Allmendingen 542 3.80
Arni Arni 935 10.44
Bäriswil Bäriswil 1,026 2.72
Belp Belp 11,346 23.29
Bern Bern 128,848 51.61
Biglen Biglen 1,747 3.61
Bolligen Bolligen 6,078 16.56
Bowil Bowil 1,357 14.69
Bremgarten bei Bern Bremgarten bei Bern 4,329 1.91
Brenzikofen Brenzikofen 520 2.20
Clavaleyres Clavaleyres 49 1.01
Deisswil bei Münchenbuchsee Deisswil bei Münchenbuchsee 84 2.14
Diemerswil Diemerswil 188 2.86
Ferenbalm Ferenbalm 1,245 9.18
Fraubrunnen Fraubrunnen 1,835 31.97
Frauenkappelen Frauenkappelen 1,234 9.31
Freimettigen Freimettigen 470 2.95
Gelterfingen Gelterfingen 249 3.50
Gerzensee Gerzensee 1,179 7.79
Golaten Golaten 313 2.79
Grosshöchstetten Grosshöchstetten 3,433 3.47
Guggisberg Guggisberg 1,556 54.92
Gurbrü Gurbrü 253 1.84
Häutligen Häutligen 248 3.0
Herbligen Herbligen 581 2.77
Iffwil Iffwil 417 5.07
Ittigen Ittigen 11,067 4.21
Jaberg Jaberg 255 1.32
Jegenstorf Jegenstorf 4,780 13.5
Kaufdorf Kaufdorf 1,020 2.04
Kehrsatz Kehrsatz 4,164 4.44
Kiesen Kiesen 900 4.69
Kirchdorf Kirchdorf 868 6.10
Kirchenthurnen Kirchenthurnen 275 1.24
Kirchlindach Kirchlindach 2,887 11.97
Köniz Köniz 39,794 50.98
Konolfingen Konolfingen 4,929 12.79
Kriechenwil Kriechenwil 427 4.76
Landiswil Landiswil 635 10.26
Laupen Laupen 2,852 4.11
Linden Linden 1,312 13.23
Lohnstorf Lohnstorf 220 1.80
Mattstetten Mattstetten 580 3.82
Meikirch Meikirch 2,430 10.22
Mirchel Mirchel 601 2.35
Moosseedorf Moosseedorf 3,763 6.34
Mühleberg Mühleberg 2,745 26.21
Mühledorf Mühledorf 253 2.32
Mühlethurnen Mühlethurnen 1,390 2.94
Münchenbuchsee Münchenbuchsee 9,852 8.82
Münchenwiler Münchenwiler 475 2.50
Münsingen Münsingen 11,651 12.11
Muri bei Bern Muri bei Bern 12,901 7.64
Neuenegg Neuenegg 4,881 21.87
Niederhünigen Niederhünigen 611 5.40
Niedermuhlern Niedermuhlern 471 7.24
Noflen Noflen 290 2.71
Oberbalm Oberbalm 879 12.42
Oberdiessbach Oberdiessbach 3,052 16.46
Oberhünigen Oberhünigen 317 6.03
Oberthal Oberthal 751 10.51
Oppligen Oppligen 665 3.40
Ostermundigen Ostermundigen 16,185 5.96
Riggisberg Riggisberg 2,438 29.83
Rubigen Rubigen 2,906 6.93
Rüeggisberg Rüeggisberg 1,831 35.79
Rümligen Rümligen 442 4.65
Rüschegg Rüschegg 1,615 57.27
Schlosswil Schlosswil 627 3.45
Schwarzenburg Schwarzenburg 6,794 44.88
Stettlen Stettlen 2,931 3.52
Tägertschi Tägertschi 409 3.64
Toffen Toffen 2,546 4.91
Urtenen-Schönbühl Urtenen-Schönbühl 6,084 7.18
Vechigen Vechigen 4,991 24.82
Wald Wald 1,194 13.30
Walkringen Walkringen 1,816 17.19
Wichtrach Wichtrach 4,072 11.57
Wiggiswil Wiggiswil 96 1.44
Wileroltigen Wileroltigen 381 4.16
Wohlen bei Bern Wohlen bei Bern 8,948 36.33
Worb Worb 11,370 21.10
Zäziwil Zäziwil 1,622 5.42
Zollikofen Zollikofen 10,041 5.38
Zuzwil Zuzwil 577 3.46
Total (85) 399,002 946.30

Mergers and name changes[edit]

  • On 1 January 2011 the former municipalities of Albligen and Wahlern merged to form the new municipality of Schwarzenburg.[3]
  • The municipality of Belpberg merged on 1 January 2012 into the municipality of Belp.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Bern-Mittelland has a population (as of December 2013) of 399,002. As of 2008, the population was 48.3% male and 51.7% female. The population was made up of 156,642 Swiss men (40.3% of the population) and 31,135 (8.0%) non-Swiss men. There were 172,829 Swiss women (44.5%) and 2,794 (0.7%) non-Swiss women.[5]

Notes and references[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.
  1. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz, Mutationsmeldungen 2009 / Répertoire officiel des communes de Suisse, Mutations 2009 / Elenco ufficiale dei Comuni della Svizzera, Mutazione 2009 (Report). Federal Statistical Office. 2009. 2776. http://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/portal/de/index/infothek/nomenklaturen/blank/blank/gem_liste/03.Document.128095.pdf. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Datenwürfel für Thema 01.2 - Bevölkerungsstand und -bewegung (German) accessed 18 August 2014
  3. ^ a b Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 4 April 2011
  4. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 21 December 2011
  5. ^ Statistical office of the Canton of Bern (German) accessed 4 January 2012


Coordinates: 46°57′N 7°29′E / 46.950°N 7.483°E / 46.950; 7.483