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Langenthal
Coat of arms of Langenthal
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Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Oberaargau
Area
 • Total 17.26 km2 (6.66 sq mi)
Elevation 481 m (1,578 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 15,447
 • Density 894.96/km2 (2,317.9/sq mi)
Postal code 4900-4902
Surrounded by Aarwangen, Bleienbach, Lotzwil, Obersteckholz, Roggwil, Thunstetten, Untersteckholz
Twin towns Brig (Switzerland), Neviano (Italy)

Langenthal is a town in the administrative district of Oberaargau in the canton of Berne in Switzerland.

On 1 January 2010 the former municipality of Untersteckholz merged into the municipality of Langenthal.

Langenthal is an educational, cultural, and economic center for the region of Oberaargau.

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