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Wyssachen coat of arms
State : SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland
Canton : Canton BernCanton Bern Bern (BE)
Administrative district : Oberaargauw
BFS no. : 0960i1 f3 f4
Postal code : 4954
Coordinates : 629 743  /  214 282 coordinates: 47 ° 4 '44 "  N , 7 ° 49' 49"  O ; CH1903:  six hundred and twenty-nine thousand seven hundred forty-three  /  two hundred fourteen thousand two hundred and eighty-two
Height : 707  m above sea level M.
Height range : 658-1023 m above sea level M.
Area : 11.69  km²
Residents: 1138 (December 31, 2018)
Population density : 97 inhabitants per km²
Website: www.wyssachen.ch
Wyssachen village center

Wyssachen village center

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 Wyssachen
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Wyssachen ( [ˈʋiːˌsaxən] ; officially called Wyssachengraben until 1908 ) is a political municipality in the Oberaargau administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland .


Wyssachen is about 20 km south of Langenthal on the stream of the same name in a side valley of the Langete . The neighboring communities of Wyssachen are Huttwil in the north, Eriswil in the east, Sumiswald in the south and Dürrenroth in the west .


The following personalities were born in Wyssachen:

  • Johann Ulrich Heiniger (born February 8, 1808; † May 28, 1892 in Bern), later the Bern city missionary
  • Sam Jaun (born September 30, 1935 - † February 9, 2018 in Bern), crime writer


See also

Web links

Commons : Wyssachen  - 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 bfs.admin.ch, accessed on May 29, 2020