Niedersimmental District

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Niedersimmental District
Amtsbezirk Niedersimmental
District
Location of Niedersimmental District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Bern
Capital Wimmis
Area
 • Total 306 km2 (118 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 21,705
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 9

Niedersimmental District was one of the 26 administrative districts in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. Its capital was the municipality of Wimmis. The district had an area of 319 km² and consisted of 9 municipalities:

Municipality Population (Dec 2007)[1] Area (km²)
Därstetten 854 32.8
Diemtigen 2,138 130.0
Erlenbach im Simmental 1,688 36.7
Niederstocken 281 5.5
Oberstocken 290 4.1
Oberwil im Simmental 829 46.0
Reutigen 934 11.3
Spiez 12,417 16.8
Wimmis 2,274 22.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 10-Jul-2009

Coordinates: 46°40′00″N 7°38′00″E / 46.6667°N 7.63333°E / 46.6667; 7.63333