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Coat of arms of Krauchthal
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Emmental
 • Total 19.43 km2 (7.50 sq mi)
Elevation 585 m (1,919 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 2,344
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Postal code 3326
SFOS number 0414
Surrounded by Bäriswil, Bolligen, Burgdorf, Hindelbank, Lützelflüh, Mattstetten, Mötschwil, Oberburg, Vechigen
Twin towns Kamenny Ujezd (Czech Republic)
SFSO statistics

Krauchthal is a village in the Canton of Bern. It is about halfway between Burgdorf and Bern, about 15 km northeast of the city of Bern. The commune of Krauchthal is made of the villages Krauchthal (with Hub and Dieterswald), and Hettiswil. The name of the settlements was mentioned during the Middle Ages. Krauchthal in 1208, Hettiswil in 1107, Hub and Dieterswald in 1326, Thorberg in 1196. In 2006, 2345 people lived there. In Thorberg, there is a castle. This has been converted to a prison.

Church of Krauchthal

References[change | change source]

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2017

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