Thun (administrative district)

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Thun District

Verwaltungskreis Thun
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Bern
CapitalThun
Area
 • Total322 km2 (124 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total103,233
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities31

Thun District in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland was created on 1 January 2010.[1] It is part of the Oberland administrative region. It contains 31 municipalities with an area of 321.90 km2 (124.29 sq mi) and a population (as of December 2008) of 103,233.

Flag Name Population
(31 December 2018)[2]
Area in km²
Amsoldingen Amsoldingen 812 4.70
Blumenstein Blumenstein 1,246 15.52
Buchholterberg Buchholterberg 1,527 15.33
Burgistein Burgistein 1,096 7.53
Eriz Eriz 483 21.78
Fahrni Fahrni 809 6.67
Forst-Längenbühl Forst-Längenbühl 765 4.50
Gurzelen Gurzelen 840 4.54
Heiligenschwendi Heiligenschwendi 703 5.55
Heimberg Heimberg 6,832 5.42
Hilterfingen Hilterfingen 4,047 2.83
Homberg Homberg 509 6.51
Horrenbach-Buchen Horrenbach-Buchen 235 20.43
Oberhofen am Thunersee Oberhofen am Thunersee 2,413 2.72
Oberlangenegg Oberlangenegg 462 9.12
Stocken-Höfen Stocken-Höfen 1,016 14.22
Pohlern Pohlern 255 9.89
Reutigen Reutigen 999 11.26
Seftigen Seftigen 2,144 3.89
Sigriswil Sigriswil 4,833 55.41
Steffisburg Steffisburg 15,959 13.35
Teuffenthal Teuffenthal 174 4.52
Thierachern Thierachern 2,428 7.51
Thun Thun 43,734 21.57
Uebeschi Uebeschi 673 4.40
Uetendorf Uetendorf 5,893 10.15
Unterlangenegg Unterlangenegg 998 6.80
Uttigen Uttigen 2,103 3.81
Wachseldorn Wachseldorn 235 3.52
Wattenwil Wattenwil 2,936 14.54
Zwieselberg Zwieselberg 332 2.45
Total 107,491 321.90

Mergers[edit]

  • On 1 January 2014 the former municipalities of Niederstocken, Oberstocken and Höfen merged into the municipality of Stocken-Höfen and the former municipality of Kienersrüti merged into the municipality of Uttigen.[3]
  • On 1 January 2020 the former municipality of Schwendibach merged into the municipality of Steffisburg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz, Mutationsmeldungen 2009 / Répertoire officiel des communes de Suisse, Mutations 2009 / Elenco ufficiale dei Comuni della Svizzera, Mutazione 2009 (PDF) (Report). Federal Statistical Office. 2009. 2776. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  2. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019
  3. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz Archived 2015-11-13 at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 13 December 2014

Coordinates: 46°45′N 7°37′E / 46.750°N 7.617°E / 46.750; 7.617