Roggwil BE

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BE is the abbreviation for the canton of Bern in Switzerland and is used to avoid confusion with other entries in the name Roggwilf .
Roggwil coat of arms
State : SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton BernCanton Bern Bern (BE)
Administrative district : Oberaargauw
BFS no. : 0337i1 f3 f4
Postal code : 4914
Coordinates : 629 149  /  232377 coordinates: 47 ° 14 '30 "  N , 7 ° 49' 25"  O ; CH1903:  629,149  /  232377
Height : 421  m above sea level M.
Height range : 418-535 m above sea level M.
Area : 7.84  km²
Residents: 4083 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 521 inhabitants per km²
Mayor : Marianne Burkhard ( SP )


Location of the municipality
Burgäschisee Inkwilersee Kanton Aargau Kanton Luzern Kanton Solothurn Kanton Solothurn Verwaltungskreis Emmental Verwaltungskreis Seeland Aarwangen Attiswil Auswil Bannwil Berken Bettenhausen BE Bleienbach Busswil bei Melchnau Eriswil Farnern Gondiswil Graben BE Heimenhausen Herzogenbuchsee Huttwil Inkwil Langenthal Lotzwil Madiswil Melchnau Niederbipp Niederönz Oberbipp Obersteckholz Ochlenberg Oeschenbach Reisiswil Roggwil BE Rohrbach BE Rohrbachgraben BE Rumisberg Rütschelen Schwarzhäusern Seeberg BE Thörigen Thunstetten BE Ursenbach BE Walliswil bei Niederbipp Walliswil bei Wangen Walterswil BE Wangen an der Aare Wangenried Wiedlisbach Wynau WyssachenMap of Roggwil
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Church of the catholic parish Langenthal in Roggwil

Roggwil is a municipality in the Oberaargau administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.


Aerial photo from 500 m by Walter Mittelholzer (1924)

The municipality of Roggwil is located in the Swiss Mittelland between Langenthal and Olten about four kilometers south of the Aare on the border with the cantons of Aargau and Lucerne between the two rivers Rot and Langete , which unite in the neighboring municipality of Wynau zur Murg .

Roggwil borders in the north on Wynau , in the east on Murgenthal ( AG ) and Pfaffnau ( LU ), in the south on Untersteckholz , in the south-west on Langenthal and in the west on Aarwangen .


With the art collection open to the public at Bromer Kunst, Roggwil is home to an art collection of national importance. More than 2000 works are represented, for example by Ferdinand Hodler , Cuno Amiet or Clara Porges . The Rudolf Häsler competence center is also located at Bromer Kunst .

Partner municipality


  • Fritz Zaugg (1885–1956), politician and association official

Web links

Commons : Roggwil  - 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