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Coat of arms of Bern
district of Bern
Map of Mattenhof-Weissenbühl
Coordinates 598 514  /  198611 coordinates: 46 ° 56 '19 "  N , 7 ° 25' 9"  O ; CH1903:  five hundred and ninety-eight thousand five hundred and fourteen  /  198611
height 500– 674  m
surface 6.928 km²
Residents 31,350 (2019)
Population density 4525 inhabitants / km²
Proportion of foreigners 23.1% (2019)
Unemployment rate 2.6% (2016)
district III
Statistical districts

Mattenhof-Weissenbühl is one of the six districts of the city of Bern (District III). It is located in the southwest of the city and includes the quarters Holligen , Mattenhof , Monbijou , Sandrain (or Schönau-Sandrain and Marzili), Weissenbühl and Weissenstein . The Könizbergwald is one of them.

The resident population in 2019 was 31,350, of which 24,108 Swiss and 7242 foreigners.


The voting shares of the parties on the occasion of the city council election on November 27, 2016 were: SP 30.9% (thereof JUSO 2.6%), GFL 10.8%, GB 10.7%, glp 10.7% (thereof jglp 1.9%), FDP 9.8% (of which jf 1.1%), SVP 7.9% BDP 3.6% YES! 3.4%, EVP 3.1%, CVP 2.4%, AL 2.3%, PdA 1.8%, GPB-DA 1.1%, EDU 0.9%, Mir si Bärn 0.4% , SD 0.2%. Compared with the other districts, Mattenhof-Weissenbühl is the one with the best results in the SP (including JUSO) and the glp.

In comparison with the city-wide result, the one in the Mattenhof-Weissenbühl district has an average result. The various left and green parties performed slightly above average, while the SVP achieved a below average result.


Web links

Commons : Mattenhof-Weissenbühl  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Resident population 2019 report p. 5 on
  2. /stadtratswahlen-2016-auswertung-nach-zaehlkreisen/sr-k3-protokoll-form-4.pdf/@@download/file/SR_K3_Protokoll_Form_4.pdf
  3. In District I, the glp achieved a slightly higher election target. Its results, however, are not very meaningful, as the majority of the votes there come from people who voted in the polling stations in the old town (or at Bern train station) but live in other quarters.