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Winter in Lyss
Winter in Lyss
Coat of arms of Lyss
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Bern
District Seeland
 • Total 14.83 km2 (5.73 sq mi)
444 m (1,457 ft)
 (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 14,341
 • Density 967.0/km2 (2,504.6/sq mi)
Postal code
Surrounded by Aarberg, Büetigen, Busswil bei Büren, Diessbach bei Büren, Grossaffoltern, Kappelen, Seedorf, Worben
Twin towns Monopoli (Italy)

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.

Lyss train station

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