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Coordinates: 46°56′N 7°29′E

Muri bei Bern
Coat of Arms of Muri bei Bern
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Bern-Mittelland
Coordinates46°56′N 7°29′E
Population 12,334   (as of 2005)
Area 7.6 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation558 m (1,831 ft)
Postal code 3074
SFOS number0356
MayorHans-Rudolf Saxer FDP
Surrounded byAllmendingen, Belp, Berne, Kehrsatz, Köniz, Ostermundigen, Stettlen, Vechigen and Worb

Muri bei Bern is a township in Switzerland near Bern. In December 2005, it had a population of 12458 people. The township Muri is two small towns: Muri and Gümligen


Muri has been populated since the time of the Romans, but it has only had the name Muri since 1180. It started as a little township with a little castle and some farmhouses. Between the 13th and 15th century it became a very rich township.

Places of interest


In Muri it has two big woods; The Hüendli-Wald and the Dentenberg-Wald. Around the Aare it has also a little woods. All together it has 150 hectares of woods, 190 hectares of grassland and 339 hectares of building land. Also Muri has a total area of 760 hectares.


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