Langenthal, Switzerland

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Langenthal
Coat of arms of Langenthal
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Oberaargau
Government
 • Executive Gemeinderat
with 7 members
 • Mayor Stadtpräsident (list)
Thomas Rufener SVP
(as of March 2014)
 • Parliament Stadtrat
with 40 members
Area[1]
 • Total 17.22 km2 (6.65 sq mi)
Elevation 481 m (1,578 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 15,501
 • Density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Postal code 4900-4902
SFOS number 0329
Surrounded by Aarwangen, Bleienbach, Lotzwil, Obersteckholz, Roggwil, Thunstetten, Untersteckholz
Twin towns Brig (Switzerland), Neviano (Italy)
Website www.langenthal.ch
SFSO statistics

Langenthal is a town in the administrative district of Oberaargau in the canton of Berne 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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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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