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Coordinates: 46°56′N 7°24′E

Köniz
Coat of Arms of Köniz
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Bern-Mittelland
Coordinates46°56′N 7°24′E
Population 39'998   (as of Dec 2014)
Area 51.2 km2 (19.8 sq mi)
Elevation572 m (1,877 ft)
Postal code 3098 Köniz
3097 Liebefeld
3095 Spiegel (Köniz)
3084 Wabern
3145 Nieder-/Oberscherli
3144 Gasel BE
3172 Niederwangen (Köniz)
3173 Oberwangen im Wangental
3174 Thörishaus Dorf
SFOS number0355
Mayor (list)Ueli Studer (as of February 2014) SVP
LocalitiesKöniz, Gasel, Halen, Herzwil, Liebefeld, Liebewil, Mengestorf, Mittelhäusern, Moos (Köniz), Niederscherli, Niederwangen (Köniz), Oberried (Köniz), Oberscherli, Oberwangen im Wangental, Ried (Köniz), Schlatt (Köniz), Schliern, Schwanden (Köniz), Spiegel (Köniz), Thörishaus, Ulmiz (Köniz), Wabern bei Bern
Surrounded by
(view map)
Bern, Kehrsatz, Muri bei Bern, Neuenegg, Oberbalm, Ueberstorf (FR), Wahlern, Wald
Twin townsPrijepolje (Serbia), Blatten (Switzerland)
Websitewww.koeniz.ch

Köniz (ˈkøːnɪt͡s) is a city in the administrative district of Bern-Mittelland in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. It has population of 38,793 inhabitants (2008), the municipality is one of the 15 most populous cities in Switzerland.

The official language of Köniz is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemmanic Swiss German dialect.

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