Although Berne is the seat of most of the institutions of the confederation, this is only a small to medium sized city with a population of about 130,000 in the city proper and roughly 350,000 in the urban agglomeration.

Notable Places in the Area

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The Zytglogge is a landmark medieval in Bern, Switzerland. Photo: Mike Switzerland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a museum dedicated to the artist Paul Klee, located in Bern, and designed by the Italian architectural practice of Renzo Piano. is situated 1½ km east of Berne. Photo: Florian.Arnd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Bern Historical Museum is the second largest historical museum in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Einsteinhaus is a museum and a former residence of Albert Einstein. Photo: Dsmntl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The is the medieval city center of Bern, Switzerland. Photo: Amstuzmarco, Public domain.

Wabern, or , is a village in the municipality of in the . is situated 2 km south of Berne. Photo: Funck77, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a historic section in the Old City of Bern in Bern, .


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