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Coat of arms of Lauperswil
State : SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton BernCanton Bern Bern (BE)
Administrative district : Emmentalw
BFS no. : 0903i1 f3 f4
Postal code : 3438
Coordinates : 623083  /  201746 coordinates: 46 ° 57 '59 "  N , 7 ° 44' 31"  O ; CH1903:  623083  /  201746
Height : 646  m above sea level M.
Height range : 620–1115 m above sea level M.
Area : 21.19  km²
Residents: 2615 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 123 inhabitants per km²
Lauperswil Church

Lauperswil Church

Location of the municipality
Brienzersee Kanton Luzern Kanton Solothurn Kanton Solothurn Verwaltungskreis Bern-Mittelland Verwaltungskreis Interlaken-Oberhasli Verwaltungskreis Seeland Verwaltungskreis Thun Verwaltungskreis Oberaargau Aefligen Affoltern im Emmental Alchenstorf Bätterkinden Burgdorf BE Dürrenroth Eggiwil Ersigen Hasle bei Burgdorf Heimiswil Heimiswil Hellsau Hindelbank Höchstetten BE Kernenried Kirchberg BE Koppigen Krauchthal Langnau im Emmental Lauperswil Lützelflüh Lützelflüh Lützelflüh Lyssach Mötschwil Oberburg BE Oberburg BE Oberburg BE Röthenbach im Emmental Rüderswil Rüdtligen-Alchenflüh Rüegsau Rumendingen Rüti bei Lyssach Schangnau Signau Sumiswald Trachselwald Trub Trubschachen Utzenstorf Wiler bei Utzenstorf Willadingen Wynigen ZielebachMap of Lauperswil
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Lauperswil is a municipality in the Emmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland .


Aerial photograph by Walter Mittelholzer (1926)

Lauperswil is located in the Emmental and covers 2119 hectares, of which 687 hectares are forest.

The municipality of Lauperswil consists of the villages Lauperswil, Emmenmatt, Wittenbach, Längenbach, Moosegg, Obermatt, Mungnau and part of the village of Zollbrück .


The voting shares of the parties in the 2019 National Council election were: SVP 52.9%, BDP 9.5%, SP 7.0%, EDU 4.3%, glp 5.9%, GPS 7.7%, FDP 4.1 %, EVP 2.7%, CVP 0.4%.


Tourism plays a small but not insignificant role, several typical Emmental inns offer rooms. One of the most famous excursion restaurants in the Emmental is located on the Moosegg.


The church from 1518 still has the original glass paintings from the construction period. The three bells are among the oldest in the canton of Bern (around 1250 and 1470).

The ruins of the Höhenburg Wartenstein are located in the area of ​​the municipality . The exact time of construction is not known. The knights Swaro von Wartenstein are named as the first owners from 1228.




  • Lauperswil. Heimatbuch 2003, municipal administration, Lauperswil 2003.
  • Hans Minder: The citizens of the community of Lauperswil. Lauperswil 2007.

Web links

Commons : Lauperswil  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Permanent resident population from STAT-TAB of the BfS , municipalities see also regional portraits 2020 on, accessed on May 29, 2020
  2. ^ Results of the municipality of Lauperswil. State Chancellery of the Canton of Bern, October 20, 2019, accessed on July 31, 2020 .
  3. Barbara Sammet: Church of Lauperswil. (Swiss Art Guide, No. 151). Ed. Society for Swiss Art History GSK. Bern 1975, ISBN 978-3-85782-151-6 .
  4. ^ History of the Wartenstein ruins. Accessed July 31, 2020 .