Thun

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Thun
Thun in 2012
Thun in 2012
Coat of arms of Thun
Coat of arms
Thun is located in Switzerland
Thun
Thun
Location of Thun
Karte Gemeinde Thun 2014.png
Thun is located in Canton of Bern
Thun
Thun
Thun (Canton of Bern)
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 Bern
District Thun
Government
 • Executive Gemeinderat
with 5 members
 • Mayor Stadtpräsident (list)
Raphael Lanz SVP/UDC
(as of February 2014)
 • Parliament Stadtrat
with 40 members
Area[1]
 • Total 21.57 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Elevation (Railway station) 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 2016[2])
 • Total 43,568
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Thuner(in)
Postal code 3600-3645
SFOS number 0942
Surrounded by Amsoldingen, Heiligenschwendi, Heimberg, Hilterfingen, Homberg, Schwendibach, Spiez, Steffisburg, Thierachern, Uetendorf, Zwieselberg
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. The city has about 43,783 inhabitants (around 90,000 in the agglomeration), as of 31 December 2013.

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 2017

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