Langenthal

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Langenthal
Coat of arms of Langenthal
Location of Langenthal
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Langenthal is located in Switzerland
Langenthal
Langenthal
Langenthal is located in Canton of Bern
Langenthal
Langenthal
Coordinates: 47°13′N 7°47′E / 47.217°N 7.783°E / 47.217; 7.783Coordinates: 47°13′N 7°47′E / 47.217°N 7.783°E / 47.217; 7.783
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
DistrictOberaargau
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 7 members
 • MayorStadtpräsident (list)
Thomas Rufener SVP/UDC
(as of March 2014)
 • ParliamentStadtrat
with 40 members
Area
 • Total17.3 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Elevation
481 m (1,578 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total15,624
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
4900-4902
SFOS number0329
Surrounded byAarwangen, Bleienbach, Lotzwil, Obersteckholz, Roggwil, Thunstetten, Untersteckholz
Twin townsBrig (Switzerland), Neviano (Italy)
Websitewww.langenthal.ch
SFSO statistics

Langenthal is a town in the administrative district of Oberaargau in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

On 1 January 2010, the former municipality of Untersteckholz merged into the municipality of Langenthal.

Langenthal is an educational, cultural, and economic center for the region of Oberaargau.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. https://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/pxweb/de/; retrieved: 15 June 2020; publisher: Federal Statistical Office.

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