|Canton :||Bern (BE)|
|Administrative district :||Bern-Mittelland|
|BFS no. :||0352|
|Postal code :||3065|
|Height range :||527–947 m above sea level M.|
|Area :||16.57 km²|
|Residents:||6264 (December 31, 2018)|
|Population density :||378 inhabitants per km²|
|Mayor :||Kathrin Zuber ( FDP )|
|Location of the municipality|
Bolligen is located northeast of Bern . On an area of 16.57 square kilometers, Bolligen connects the Worblental with the Emmental . The ridge of the «Lutzere» forms the watershed between the Emme and Aare .
In the municipality are u. a. the towns and hamlets of Habstetten, Flugbrunnen, Bantigen and Ferenberg; and behind the Bantiger Geristein.
The Bantiger hill ( ) is also located in the Bolligen area . The Swisscom transmission tower there supplies the surrounding region with radio and television programs, and it also offers a good view of the panorama of the Jura , the Swiss plateau and the Alps .
In the historical center the visitor will find a church that dates back to the 12th century, with a pfrund barn and a rectory from the 16th century.
At Geristein there are ruins of Geristein Castle .
- Alexander Heimann (1937–2003), writer
- Ruedi Hunsperger (1946–2018), Schwinger, Habstetten
- Robert Kiener (1866–1945), painter, draftsman, scientific illustrator and teacher
- Margret Kiener Nellen (* 1953), National Councilor (SP / BE) and former mayor
- Res Schmid (* 1955), Schwyzerörgelist
- Official website of the municipality of Bolligen
- Anne-Marie Dubler : Bolligen. In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland .
- Anne-Marie Dubler: Habstetten. In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland .
- Permanent resident population from STAT-TAB of the BfS , municipalities see also regional portraits 2020 on bfs.admin.ch, accessed on May 29, 2020
- Elections 2019: Results of the municipality of Bolligen. Canton of Bern, accessed on July 17, 2020