Thun (administrative district)

Thun District in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland was created on 1 January 2010.[1] It is part of the Oberland administrative region. It contains 31 municipalities with an area of 321.90 km2 (124.29 sq mi) and a population (as of December 2008) of 103,233.

Thun District
Verwaltungskreis Thun
District
Country Switzerland
Canton Bern
CapitalThun
Area
 • Total322 km2 (124 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total103,233
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities31
Flag Name Population
(31 December 2020)[2]
Area in km²
Amsoldingen Amsoldingen 800 4.70
Blumenstein Blumenstein 1,236 15.52
Buchholterberg Buchholterberg 1,519 15.33
Burgistein Burgistein 1,093 7.53
Eriz Eriz 485 21.78
Fahrni Fahrni 811 6.67
Forst-Längenbühl Forst-Längenbühl 769 4.50
Gurzelen Gurzelen 884 4.54
Heiligenschwendi Heiligenschwendi 725 5.55
Heimberg Heimberg 6,968 5.42
Hilterfingen Hilterfingen 4,094 2.83
Homberg Homberg 510 6.51
Horrenbach-Buchen Horrenbach-Buchen 226 20.43
Oberhofen am Thunersee Oberhofen am Thunersee 2,445 2.72
Oberlangenegg Oberlangenegg 483 9.12
Stocken-Höfen Stocken-Höfen 1,041 14.22
Pohlern Pohlern 232 9.89
Reutigen Reutigen 1,023 11.26
Seftigen Seftigen 2,147 3.89
Sigriswil Sigriswil 4,847 55.41
Steffisburg Steffisburg 15,991 13.35
Teuffenthal Teuffenthal 160 4.52
Thierachern Thierachern 2,514 7.51
Thun Thun 43,476 21.57
Uebeschi Uebeschi 718 4.40
Uetendorf Uetendorf 5,830 10.15
Unterlangenegg Unterlangenegg 1,018 6.80
Uttigen Uttigen 2,153 3.81
Wachseldorn Wachseldorn 229 3.52
Wattenwil Wattenwil 3,060 14.54
Zwieselberg Zwieselberg 322 2.45
Total 107,809 321.90

MergersEdit

  • On 1 January 2014 the former municipalities of Niederstocken, Oberstocken and Höfen merged into the municipality of Stocken-Höfen and the former municipality of Kienersrüti merged into the municipality of Uttigen.[3]
  • On 1 January 2020 the former municipality of Schwendibach merged into the municipality of Steffisburg.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz, Mutationsmeldungen 2009 / Répertoire officiel des communes de Suisse, Mutations 2009 / Elenco ufficiale dei Comuni della Svizzera, Mutazione 2009 (PDF) (Report). Federal Statistical Office. 2009. 2776. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". bfs.admin.ch (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  3. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz Archived 2015-11-13 at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 13 December 2014

Coordinates: 46°45′N 7°37′E / 46.750°N 7.617°E / 46.750; 7.617