Berne: Welcome

Dear Swiss abroad


A warm welcome to Berne - at the heart of Switzerland.


The City of Berne is not only the principal city of the Canton of Berne, and the seat of the Swiss Federal Government, but also one of the places, so important to our Confederation, that link German- and French-speaking Switzerland. Explore this varied world of the Bernese Oberland, the Mittelland and the Bieler Jura/Jura de Bienne.


SwissCommunity wishes you an enjoyable trip on your virtual voyage of discovery through the Canton of Berne.


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Berne in brief

Canton of Berne            
City of Berne

Canton Berne
Number of inhabitants: 1'017'483
Area: 5'959 km²