Solothurn (city)

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Solothurn
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Coat of arms of Solothurn
Coat of arms
Location of Solothurn
Solothurn is located in Switzerland
Solothurn
Solothurn
Solothurn is located in Canton of Solothurn
Solothurn
Solothurn
Coordinates: 47°13′N 7°32′E / 47.217°N 7.533°E / 47.217; 7.533Coordinates: 47°13′N 7°32′E / 47.217°N 7.533°E / 47.217; 7.533
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
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total16,773
 • 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. It is the only municipality of the district of the same name.

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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