Aarwangen District

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Aarwangen District
Amtsbezirk Aarwangen
District
Location of Aarwangen District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Bern
CapitalAarwangen
Area
 • Total154 km2 (59 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total41,526
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities24

Aarwangen District was a district in the northeast corner of the canton of Bern in Switzerland, with its seat at Aarwangen. It was disbanded on 31 December 2009. Its municipalities became part of the administrative region Emmental-Oberaargau.

It was surrounded by the canton of Solothurn on the north, the canton of Aargau on the northeast, the canton of Lucerne on the east, the district of Trachselwald on the south, the district of Burgdorf on the southwest, and the district of Wangen on the west.

The district includes the following 25 municipalities and has an area of 154 km2 (59 sq mi):

Coordinates: 47°14′00″N 7°46′00″E / 47.2333°N 7.76667°E / 47.2333; 7.76667