Muri bei Bern

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Muri bei Bern
The church of Gümligen
The church of Gümligen
Coat of arms of Muri bei Bern
Coat of arms
Location of Muri bei Bern
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictBern-Mittelland
Government
 • MayorHans-Rudolf Saxer FDP
Area
 • Total7.6 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation
558 m (1,831 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,051
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Postal code
3074
SFOS number0356
Surrounded byAllmendingen, Belp, Berne, Kehrsatz, Köniz, Ostermundigen, Stettlen, Vechigen and Worb
Websitewww.muri-guemligen.ch
SFSO statistics

Muri bei Bern is a township in Switzerland near Bern. In December 2005, it had a population of 12458 people. The township Muri is two small towns: Muri and Gümligen

History[change | change source]

Muri has been populated since the time of the Romans, but it has only had the name Muri since 1180. It started as a little township with a little castle and some farmhouses. Between the 13th and 15th century it became a very rich township.

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Geography[change | change source]

In Muri it has two big woods; The Hüendli-Wald and the Dentenberg-Wald. Around the Aare it has also a little woods. All together it has 150 hectares of woods, 190 hectares of grassland and 339 hectares of building land. Also Muri has a total area of 760 hectares.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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