Bern District

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Bern District
Amtsbezirk Bern
District
Location of Bern District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Bern
Capital Bern
Area
 • Total 234 km2 (90 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 238,069
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 13

Bern District (German: Amtsbezirk Bern) was an administrative district in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. It had an area of 233 km2 (90 sq mi) and a population of 237,919 (as of January 2005).

Its capital was the city of Bern, which contains around half the population. The district consists of thirteen municipalities:

Municipality Population (Jan 2005) Area (km²)
Bern 122,304 51.6
Bolligen 6,142 16.6
Bremgarten bei Bern 3,818 1.9
Ittigen 10,919 4.2
Kirchlindach 2,586 11.9
Köniz 37,067 51.1
Muri bei Bern 12,567 7.7
Oberbalm 880 12.4
Ostermundigen 15,282 6.0
Stettlen 2,949 3.6
Vechigen 4,702 24.8
Wohlen bei Bern 9,155 36.3
Zollikofen 9,548 5.4

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Coordinates: 47°00′N 7°35′E / 47.000°N 7.583°E / 47.000; 7.583