Lyss facts for kids
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Winter in Lyss
|• Total||14.83 km2 (5.73 sq mi)|
|Elevation||444 m (1,457 ft)|
(Dec 2015 )
|• Density||967.0/km2 (2,504.6/sq mi)|
|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.
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