Bern
geographical name 1. canton NW & W central Switzerland area 2327 square miles (6027 square kilometers), population 942,721 2. city, its capital & capital of Switzerland on the Aare population 135,825 • Bernese adjective or noun

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  • Bern — Basisdaten Staat: Schweiz Kanton …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bern — (fransk: Berne, på engelsk forekommer begge variationer) er hovedstaden i Schweiz og landets fjerde mest befolkede by (efter Zürich, Basel og Geneve) med 140.000 indbyggere. Floden Aare deler byen. Bern er også hovedstad for den tysksprogede… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Bern — Bern, KS U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 204 Housing Units (2000): 102 Land area (2000): 0.272460 sq. miles (0.705669 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.272460 sq. miles (0.705669 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • bern — bern; tor·bern·ite; bern·ese; …   English syllables

  • Bern — [bʉrn; ] Fr [ bern] 1. capital of Switzerland & of Bern canton, on the Aare River: pop. 134,000 2. canton of WC Switzerland: 2,336 sq mi (6,050 sq km); pop. 944,000 Bernese [bər nēz′, bərnēs′] adj., n. pl. Bernese …   English World dictionary

  • Bern — also Berne 1.) the capital city of Switzerland and of Bern ↑canton, on the Aare River. The Swiss government and various international organizations are based there. 2.) a canton of Switzerland →↑canton …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bern — Bern, Kanton der westl. Schweiz, 6884 qkm, (1900) 589.433 E. (80.489 Katholiken, 1543 Israeliten). Im N. und NW. Rindviehzucht (Simmental), Getreide , Flachs , Wein , Obstbau, Milchwirtschaft und Käsebereitung (Emmenthal), im S. und SO. hohes… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bern — Bern, Hauptstadt des gleichnamigen Kantons in der Schweiz, mit 20,000 Einwohnern, hat breite, gerade Straßen, massive Häuser, schöne Spaziergänge, alte Festungswerke, einen merkwürdigen Münster, viele wohlthätige und wissenschaftliche Anstalten,… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Bern — Swiss capital, probably originally from PIE root *ber marshy place, but by folk etymology from Ger. Bär bear (Cf. BERLIN (Cf. Berlin)). Related: Bernese …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bern — Bȇrn m DEFINICIJA glavni grad Švicarske, 140.000 stan …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Bern — For other uses of Bern or Berne, see Bern (disambiguation). Bernese redirects here. For the dog breed, see Bernese Mountain Dog. Bern …   Wikipedia

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