|Canton :||Bern (BE)|
|Administrative district :||Emmental|
|BFS no. :||0903|
|Postal code :||3438|
|Height range :||620–1115 m above sea level M.|
|Area :||21.19 km²|
|Residents:||2615 (December 31, 2018)|
|Population density :||123 inhabitants per km²|
|Location of the municipality|
Lauperswil is located in the Emmental and covers 2119 hectares, of which 687 hectares are forest.
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.
- Johann Althaus (1798–1876), emigrated to the Allgäu in 1827 and introduced the Emmental cheese dairy there
- Rudolf Strahm (* 1943), economist and politician (SP)
- Ben Todd Roethlisberger (* 1982), Quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL)
- Lauperswil. Heimatbuch 2003, municipal administration, Lauperswil 2003.
- Hans Minder: The citizens of the community of Lauperswil. Lauperswil 2007.
- Official website of the municipality of Lauperswil
- Anne-Marie Dubler : Lauperswil. 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
- Results of the municipality of Lauperswil. State Chancellery of the Canton of Bern, October 20, 2019, accessed on July 31, 2020 .
- 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 .
- History of the Wartenstein ruins. Accessed July 31, 2020 .