Solothurn (city)

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Solothurn
Besenval stursen solothurn.jpg
Coat of arms of Solothurn
Coat of arms
Location of Solothurn
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSolothurn
DistrictSolothurn
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 30 members
 • MayorStadtpräsident (list)
Kurt Fluri FDP/PRD
(as of March 2014)
Area
 • Total6.28 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Elevation
430 m (1,410 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total16,703
 • Density2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
Postal code
4500
SFOS number2601
Surrounded byBellach, Biberist, Feldbrunnen-Sankt Niklaus, Langendorf, Rüttenen, Zuchwil
Twin townsHeilbronn (Germany), Kraków (Poland), Le Landeron (Switzerland)
Websitewww.stadt-solothurn.ch
SFSO statistics

Solothurn (German: Solothurn, French: Soleure, Italian: Soletta, Romansh: Soloturn) is a district and the capital of the Swiss canton of Solothurn. As of December 2016, 16,697 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Bilanz der ständigen Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Staatsangehörigkeit (Kategorie), Geschlecht und demographischen Komponenten". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 12 January 2019.

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