Thun

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Thun
Coat of arms of Thun
Coat of arms
Thun is located in Switzerland
Thun
Coordinates: 46°46′N 7°38′E / 46.767°N 7.633°E / 46.767; 7.633Coordinates: 46°46′N 7°38′E / 46.767°N 7.633°E / 46.767; 7.633
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Thun
Government
 • Executive Gemeinderat
with 5 members
 • Mayor Stadtpräsident (list)
Raphael Lanz SVP/UDC
(as of Feb 2014)
 • Parliament Stadtrat
with 40 members
Area[1]
 • Total 21.58 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Highest elevation (Dürrenbergwald) 1,172 m (3,845 ft)
Lowest elevation (Aare at Lerchenfeld) 552 m (1,811 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 43,500
 • Density 2,015.8/km2 (5,221/sq mi)
Postal code 3600-3645
SFOS number 0942
Surrounded by Amsoldingen, Heiligenschwendi, Heimberg, Hilterfingen, Homberg, Schwendibach, Spiez, Steffisburg, Thierachern, Uetendorf, Zwieselberg
Twin towns Gabrovo (Bulgaria), Gadjagan (Togo), Granby (Canada)
Website www.thun.ch
SFSO statistics

Thun (French: Thoune) is a city of the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Berne in Switzerland.

It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun (Thunersee), 30 km (19 mi) south of Berne.

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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 2016

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