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Lyss
Coat of Arms of Lyss
Country Switzerland
Canton Bern
District Seeland
Population Incorrect Municipal Code 1 0306   (as of December 2017)
Area 11.76 km2 (4.54 sq mi)
Elevation444 m (1,457 ft)
Postal code 3250
SFOS number0306
MayorAndreas Hegg (as of March 2014) FDP
Surrounded by
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Aarberg, Büetigen, Busswil bei Büren, Diessbach bei Büren, Grossaffoltern, Kappelen, Seedorf, Worben
Twin townsMonopoli (Italy)
Websitewww.lyss.ch

Lyss is a municipality in the administrative district of Seeland in the Canton of Berne in Switzerland. It has a population of 11,000 people. About 84% of these people are Swiss German. Politically, Lyss can be called a city. The name "Lyss" comes from the local river Lyssbach.

On 1 January 2011, the old municipality of Busswil bei Büren was combined with Lyss.[1]

Lyss train station

References

  1. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 19 July 2011

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