Thun District

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Thun District
Amtsbezirk Thun
District
Karte Bezirk Thun 2007.png
Country Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Canton Flag of Canton of Bern.svg  Bern
Capital Thun
Area
  Total267 km2 (103 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
  Total92,363
  Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities26

Thun District was one of the 25 administrative districts in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. Its capital was the municipality of Thun. The district had an area of 285 km2 and consists of 27 municipalities:

MunicipalityPopulation (Dec 2007) [1] Area (km2)
Amsoldingen 8044.7
Blumenstein 1,16115.5
Buchholterberg 1,48615.3
Eriz 51621.8
Fahrni 7416.7
Forst-Längenbühl 724 [2] 4.5
Heiligenschwendi 6295.6
Heimberg 5,9815.4
Hilterfingen 3,9552.8
Höfen 3844.6
Homberg 5006.5
Horrenbach-Buchen 27220.4
Oberhofen am Thunersee 23382.8
Oberlangenegg 5039.1
Pohlern 2709.9
Schwendibach 2511.5
Sigriswil 4,49455.4
Steffisburg 15,38013.5
Teuffenthal (BE) 1764.6
Thierachern 2,1777.5
Thun 41,64221.6
Uebeschi 6934.4
Uetendorf 5,90610.2
Unterlangenegg 9046.8
Wachseldorn 2393.5
Zwieselberg 2662.4

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References

  1. Swiss Federal Statistical Office Archived 2011-09-04 at the Wayback Machine accessed 16-Jul-2009
  2. Forst-Längenbühl website-Numbers and facts Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 16 July 2009

Coordinates: 46°45′00″N7°37′00″E / 46.75°N 7.61667°E / 46.75; 7.61667