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Canton o Bern

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Kanton Bern
Canton de Berne
Coat of airms o Kanton Bern Canton de Berne
Coat airms
Cairt o Swisserland, location o Bern highlighted
Location in Swisserland
Cairt o Bern

Coordinates: 46°50′N 7°37′E / 46.833°N 7.617°E / 46.833; 7.617Coordinates: 46°50′N 7°37′E / 46.833°N 7.617°E / 46.833; 7.617
Subdivisions388 municipalities, 10 districts
 • ExecutiveRegierungsrat, Conseil exécutif (7)
 • LegislativeGrosser Rat, Grand conseil (160)
 • Total5959.59 km2 (2,301.01 sq mi)
 • Total1,034,977
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCH-BE
Heichest point4,274 m (14,022 ft): Finsteraarhorn
Lawest point401.5 m (1,317 ft): Aare at Wynau
LanguagesGerman, French

The Canton o Bern (German: Kanton Bern, Aboot this soondpronunciation ; French: Canton de Berne) is the seicont lairgest o the 26 Swiss cantons bi baith surface aurie an population. Locatit in wast-central Swisserland, it borders the Canton o Jura an the Canton o Solothurn tae the north. To the west lie the Canton o Neuchâtel, the Canton o Fribourg an Vaud. Tae the sooth lees the Valais. East o the canton o Bern lee the cantons o Uri, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Lucerne an Aargau.

The canton o Bern is bilingual an haes a population (as o 31 December 2018) o 1,034,977.[2] As o 2007, the population includit 119,930 (or 12.45%) foreigners.[3] The cantonal caipital, the federal caipital o Swisserland an aw, is Bern.

Notes an references

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  1. Arealstatistik Land Cover - Kantone und Grossregionen nach 6 Hauptbereichen accessed 27 October 2017
  2. a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019
  3. Federal Department of Statistics (2008). "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeit, Geschlecht und Kantonen" (Microsoft Excel). Retrieved 5 November 2008.

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