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
Location o Bern
Berne
Bern Berne is locatit in Swisserland
Bern Berne
Bern
Berne
Bern Berne is locatit in Canton o Bern
Bern Berne
Bern
Berne
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
KintraSwisserland
CantonBern
DestrictBern-Mittelland admeenistrative destrict
Govrenment
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 5 members
 • MayorStadtpräsident (list)
Alexander Tschäppät SPS/PSS
(as of 2014)
 • PairlamentStadtrat
with 80 members
Area
 • Total51.62 km2 (19.93 sq mi)
Elevation
(Main Railway Station)
540 m (1,770 ft)
Highest elevation
(Könizberg)
674 m (2,211 ft)
Lawest elevation
(Aare near tae Eymatt)
481 m (1,578 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Tot133,791
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Inglis: Bernese, German: Berner(in), French: Bernois(e)
Postal code
3000–3030
SFOS nummer0351
Surroondit biBremgarten bei Bern, Frauenkappelen, Ittigen, Kirchlindach, Köniz, Mühleberg, Muri bei Bern, Neuenegg, Ostermundigen, Wohlen bei Bern, Zollikofen
Wabsteidwww.bern.ch
SFSO statistics

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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