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Thun
Coat of arms of Thun
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Thun
Area
 • Total 21.58 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Highest elevation (Dürrenbergwald) 1,172 m (3,845 ft)
Lowest elevation (Aare at Lerchenfeld) 552 m (1,811 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 43,500
 • Density 2,015.8/km2 (5,221/sq mi)
Postal code 3600-3645
Surrounded by Amsoldingen, Heiligenschwendi, Heimberg, Hilterfingen, Homberg, Schwendibach, Spiez, Steffisburg, Thierachern, Uetendorf, Zwieselberg
Twin towns Gabrovo (Bulgaria), Gadjagan (Togo), Granby (Canada)

Thun (French: Thoune) is a city in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Berne in Switzerland.

It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun (Thunersee), 30 km (19 mi) south of Berne.

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