Biel District

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Biel District
Amtsbezirk Biel
District de Bienne
District
Location of Biel District
Coordinates: 47°08′00″N 7°14′00″E / 47.1333°N 7.23333°E / 47.1333; 7.23333Coordinates: 47°08′00″N 7°14′00″E / 47.1333°N 7.23333°E / 47.1333; 7.23333
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Bern
Capital Biel/Bienne
Area
 • Total 25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 51,707
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 2

Biel/Bienne District was a district (Amtsbezirk) in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with its seat Biel/Bienne. It was bi-lingual (41% French and 59% German) and included two municipalities in an area of 25 km²:

Municipality Population (01.01.2005) Area (km²)
Biel/Bienne 50,407 21.60
Evilard/Leubringen 2,312 3.70

It is now part of the administrative district of Biel/Bienne.

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