The city of Bern is located in the Canton of Bern (one of the Swiss member states). It's the capital of the country and the fourth most populous city of it. Approximately 141 thousand people live there nowadays. They mostly speak Bernese German, a German dialect. The official language of the city is, nevertheless, the Swiss variety of German (more similar to standard German).

The most popular cities of the country are Geneva and Zurich, but Bern is also an actively visited place. It is considered to be one of the cities with the highest quality of life in the world. The old part of the city is a place of a great historical interest.

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