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Thun in 2012
Thun in 2012
Coat of arms of Thun
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Bern
District Thun
 • Total 21.58 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Elevation (Railway station) 560 m (1,840 ft)
Highest elevation (Dürrenbergwald) 1,172 m (3,845 ft)
Lowest elevation (Aare at Lerchenfeld) 552 m (1,811 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 43,500
 • Density 2,015.8/km2 (5,221/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Thuner(in)
Postal code 3600-3645
Surrounded by Amsoldingen, Heiligenschwendi, Heimberg, Hilterfingen, Homberg, Schwendibach, Spiez, Steffisburg, Thierachern, Uetendorf, Zwieselberg

Thun (French: Thoune) is a city of the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. The city has about 43,783 inhabitants (around 90,000 in the agglomeration), as of 31 December 2013.

It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun (Thunersee), 30 km (19 mi) south of Berne.


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