Bern (ceety)

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Bern
Berne
Aerial view o the Auld Ceety
Aerial view o the Auld Ceety
Coat o airms o Bern Berne
Coat o airms
Bern Berne is locatit in Switzerland
Bern Berne
Bern
Berne
Location of Bern
Berne
Karte Gemeinde Bern 2017.png
Bern Berne is locatit in Canton o Bern
Bern Berne
Bern
Berne
Bern
Berne (Canton o Bern)
Coordinates: 46°57′N 7°27′E / 46.950°N 7.450°E / 46.950; 7.450Coordinates: 46°57′N 7°27′E / 46.950°N 7.450°E / 46.950; 7.450
Kintra Swisserland
Canton Bern
Destrict Bern-Mittelland admeenistrative destrict
Govrenment
 • Executive Gemeinderat
with 5 members
 • Mayor Stadtpräsident (list)
Alexander Tschäppät SPS/PSS
(as of 2014)
 • Pairlament Stadtrat
with 80 members
Aurie[1]
 • Total 51.62 km2 (19.93 sq mi)
Elevation (Main Railway Station) 540 m (1,770 ft)
Heichest elevation (Könizberg) 674 m (2,211 ft)
Lawest elevation (Aare near tae Eymatt) 481 m (1,578 ft)
Population (Diz 2015[2])
 • Tot 131,554
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Inglis: Bernese, German: Berner(in), French: Bernois(e)
Postal code 3000–3030
SFOS nummer 0351
Surroondit bi Bremgarten bei Bern, Frauenkappelen, Ittigen, Kirchlindach, Köniz, Mühleberg, Muri bei Bern, Neuenegg, Ostermundigen, Wohlen bei Bern, Zollikofen
Wabsteid www.bern.ch
SFSO stateestics

The ceety o Bern or Berne (German: Bern, pronounced [ˈbɛɐn] ( listen); French: Berne [bɛʁn]; Italian: Berna [ˈbɛrna]; Romansh: Berna [ˈbɛrnə]; Bernese German: Bärn [b̥æːrn]) is the Bundesstadt (federal ceety, de facto caipital) o Swisserland, an, wi (as o December 2015) a population o 131,000, the fowert maist populous ceety in Swisserland.[3] The Bern agglomeration, which includes 43 municipalities,[4] haes a population o 349,000.[5] The metropolitan aurie haed a population o 660,000 in 2000.[1] Bern is an aa the caipital o the Canton o Bern, the seicont maist populous o Swisserland's cantons.

The offeecial leid o Bern is German, but the main spoken leid is the Alemannic dialect cried Bernese German; maist residents o the ceety speak baith. Inglish an French are fairly widely spaken, but tae a lesser extent. In 1983 the historic auld toun in the centre o Bern became a UNESCO Warld Heritage Sites, an Bern is ranked amang the warld’s tap ten ceeties for the best quality o life.[6]

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