Thun District

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Thun District
Amtsbezirk Thun
District
Location of Thun District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Bern
Capital Thun
Area
 • Total 267 km2 (103 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 92,363
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 26

Thun District was one of the 25 administrative districts in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. Its capital was the municipality of Thun. The district had an area of 285 km² and consists of 27 municipalities:

Municipality Population (Dec 2007)[1] Area (km²)
Amsoldingen 804 4.7
Blumenstein 1,161 15.5
Buchholterberg 1,486 15.3
Eriz 516 21.8
Fahrni 741 6.7
Forst-Längenbühl 724[2] 4.5
Heiligenschwendi 629 5.6
Heimberg 5,981 5.4
Hilterfingen 3,955 2.8
Höfen 384 4.6
Homberg 500 6.5
Horrenbach-Buchen 272 20.4
Oberhofen am Thunersee 2338 2.8
Oberlangenegg 503 9.1
Pohlern 270 9.9
Schwendibach 251 1.5
Sigriswil 4,494 55.4
Steffisburg 15,380 13.5
Teuffenthal (BE) 176 4.6
Thierachern 2,177 7.5
Thun 41,642 21.6
Uebeschi 693 4.4
Uetendorf 5,906 10.2
Unterlangenegg 904 6.8
Wachseldorn 239 3.5
Zwieselberg 266 2.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 16-Jul-2009
  2. ^ Forst-Längenbühl website-Numbers and facts (German) accessed 16 July 2009

Coordinates: 46°45′00″N 7°37′00″E / 46.75°N 7.61667°E / 46.75; 7.61667