Solothurn (city)

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Solothurn
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Coat of arms of Solothurn
Coat of arms
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSolothurn
DistrictSolothurn
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 30 members
 • MayorStadtpräsident (list)
Kurt Fluri FDP
(as of March 2014)
Area[1]
 • Total6.28 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Elevation430 m (1,410 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total16,697
 • Density2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
Postal code4500
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 the capital of the Swiss canton of Solothurn. As of December 2016, 16,697 people lived there.

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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