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|Population||2345 (as of January 2005)|
|Area||19.44 km2 (7.51 sq mi)|
|Elevation||585 m (1,919 ft)|
|Surrounded by||Bäriswil, Bolligen, Burgdorf, Hindelbank, Lützelflüh, Mattstetten, Mötschwil, Oberburg, Vechigen|
|Twin towns||Kamenny Ujezd (Czech Republic)|
Krauchthal is a village in the Canton of Bern. It is about halfway between Burgdorf and Bern, about 15 km northeast of the city of Bern. The commune of Krauchthal is made of the villages Krauchthal (with Hub and Dieterswald), and Hettiswil. The name of the settlements was mentioned during the Middle Ages. Krauchthal in 1208, Hettiswil in 1107, Hub and Dieterswald in 1326, Thorberg in 1196. In 2006, 2345 people lived there. In Thorberg, there is a castle. This has been converted to a prison.
- Website of the commune of Krauchthal (German)