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Coordinates: 47°1′N 7°34′E

Coat of Arms of Krauchthal
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Emmental
Coordinates47°1′N 7°34′E
Population 2345   (as of January 2005)
Area 19.44 km2 (7.51 sq mi)
Elevation585 m (1,919 ft)
Postal code 3326
SFOS number0414
Surrounded byBäriswil, Bolligen, Burgdorf, Hindelbank, Lützelflüh, Mattstetten, Mötschwil, Oberburg, Vechigen
Twin townsKamenny 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.

Church of Krauchthal


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