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Koniz History, Switzerland

Koniz, Switzerland - History

Koniz is amongst the oldest cities of Switzerland and it is regarded as one of the largest municipalities in Switzerland. The municipality of Koniz came into being in 1846. The historical findings indicate that the city of Koniz was inhabited in the Stone Age. Koniz is a historical city of Switzerland that is famous for its archeological wonders, tourism spots, unique traditions and culture.

Koniz is one of the most populous cities of Switzerland. Early settlers of Koniz were the foreigners from various European countries and native tribes. The cities in Switzerland are divided into several municipalities. There are 396 municipalities in the canton of Berne and Koniz is the largest suburban municipality.

The other famous municipalities are Meienried, Meinisberg, Alchenstorf, Belprahon, Noflen, Buchholterberg, Radelfingen, Dotzigen, Rumisberg, Heimberg, Kandergrund, Wachseldorn, Willadingen, Zwieselberg and Wynau. Every municipality in Switzerland is administered by a different administrator.

The canton of Berne is second largest canton of Switzerland. It is bordered with Canton of Solothurn, Valais and Canton of Jura. The canton of Berne is drained by the River Aar and its tributaries. There are many hiking and skiing resorts and many other places of historical and cultural importance.

Every year a large number of visitors visit Koniz to explore its beauty, culture and history.

Although Koniz has a good number of inhabitants to earn the title of a town but it refuses it. The area of Koniz has long been inhabited by the natives and foreign settlers.

The remaining of Bronze Age indicates that this area had been inhabited in the Iron Age. There are many archeological wonders that are still uncovered. There is no evidence for them so far.

 The Romanesque-Gothic church symbolizes the contemporary art, culture and traditions of that age. It has a noteworthy stainless glass, frescoes and art work by very famous artists of that age. The church Romanesque-Gothic also features Augustinian monastery by the King Heinrich VII in 1226.

The parish of Bern led to the commendams status for the settlement of Koniz. Later the Koniz commendams was secularized during Bernese Reformation. After catholic pressure it was given back in 1552.

Some of other towns in Switzerland of historical importance are Wabern, Schwanden, Ried, Gasel, Oberscherli, Mengestorf, Herzwil and Liebefeld.

Koniz has great attraction for tourists from all over the world. There is large number of entertainment spots that attract people of all types.  The nightlife entertainment spots in Koniz provide the unforgettable experience full of fun and entrainment.

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