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Canton of Solothurn

Short NameSolothurn
Local NamesKanton Solothurn
Lat Deg47|lat_min=9
Lon Deg7|lon_min=38
Largest CityOlten
Area Rank16th
Population Rank12th
Executive Members5
Parliament Members100
Highest M1445
LowestBirs at the cantonal border in Dornach
Lowest M277
Municipalities Number122
Districts DesignationBezirke
Districts Number10

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Solothurn (German: ) is a canton of Switzerland. It is located in the northwest of Switzerland. The capital is Solothurn.

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Biberist Biberist is a municipality in the district of Wasseramt in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. From the 2000 census[update], 2459 or 32.3% were Roman Catholic, while 3019 or 39.7% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there were 155 members of an Orthodox church (or about 2.04% of the population), there were 56 individuals (or about 0.74% of the population) who belonged to the Christian Catholic Church, and there were 149 individuals (or about 1.96% of the population) who belonged to another Christian church. There were 560 (or about 7.37% of the population) who were Islamic. There were 16 individuals who were Buddhist, 53 individuals who were Hindu and 5 individuals who belonged to another church. 944 (or about 12.42% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 187 individuals (or about 2.46% of the population) did not answer the question.
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Solothurn raises legal prostitution age - World Radio Switzerland Tweet this news
World Radio Switzerland--Cantonal lawmakers in -Solothurn- voted this week in favor of raising the legal minimum age of prostitution to 18 from 16. Lawmakers from all parties agreed to the motion without objection, saying it would better protect young peo - Date : Thu, 23 Jun 2011 12:22:21 GMT+00:00
Solothurn urges economical water use - World Radio Switzerland Tweet this news
World Radio Switzerland--In response to ongoing drought conditions, authorities in the -canton of Solothurn- are urging residents to be economical in their use of water. The cantonal office for the environment says if the dry and warm weather persists, th - Date : Tue, 24 May 2011 10:17:11 GMT+00:00
Sì a un futuro energetico pulito e senza compromessi - Tweet this news il voto ticinese avrebbe ripercussioni su altri investitori svizzeri che finora non hanno rinunciato alle partecipazioni a centrali tedesche (Repower nei Grigioni, SN energie St.Gallen, Regio energie -Solothurn- e BKW a Berna). I - Date : Mon, 16 May 2011 15:45:13 GMT+00:00
Letter bomb blast at Swiss nuclear industry group - AFP Tweet this news
AFP--"At about 8.15 am, while opening the letter, it exploded," injuring two people," a spokesman for police in the -canton of Solothurn- told AFP. He said the blast occurred at the offices of Swissnuclear, the nuclear energy of - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:45:00 GMT+00:00
Heads roll at Sonova after share sale debacle - Tweet this news main reason for cashing in shares in March was to help finance a bicycle factory in Grenchen, -canton Solothurn-, the former head of the now defunct Phonak cycling team added. “I had no prior knowledge of the profit warning when I sold - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 14:32:33 GMT+00:00
2011 DTM: Rahel Frey - Personable Newcomer From Switzerland - PaddockTalk Tweet this news
PaddockTalk--The talented lady was left without a cockpit, so she helped out as sales adviser at her parents' car dealership in Aedermannsdorf in -canton Solothurn-. A start for a Swiss GT team in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and a 'wildcard' en - Date : Thu, 17 Mar 2011 22:07:24 GMT+00:00
Swiss Suspend Plans For New Nuclear Plants - WJBF-TV Tweet this news
WJBF-TV---...- replacement until safety standards have been carefully reviewed and if necessary adapted." The government is considering 2008 applications for a new plant in the -canton- (state) of -Solothurn- and replacement plants in the cantons - Date : Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:13:04 GMT+00:00
Swiss suspend plans for new nuclear plants - BusinessWeek Tweet this news
BusinessWeek--The government is considering 2008 applications for a new plant in the -canton- (state) of -Solothurn- and replacement plants in the cantons of Aargau and Bern. Leuthard says she decided to suspend the plans because "safety has abso - Date : Tue, 15 Mar 2011 11:37:56 GMT+00:00
Pain and Suffering in Germany, or How Linux Lost to XP - TechNewsWorld (blog) Tweet this news
TechNewsWorld (blog)--It wasn't so very long ago that we heard something similar from Switzerland's -canton of Solothurn-, in fact. Either way, tales like this can only make a person wonder -- what in the world is going on? Linux bloggers around - Date : Thu, 03 Mar 2011 13:10:45 GMT+00:00
Skier dies in Zermatt avalanche - GenevaLunch (blog) Tweet this news
GenevaLunch (blog)--Update 18:30 Zermatt, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) - A 50-year-old man from -Solothurn-, was killed Saturday near Zermatt. He was part of a group of 10 people from the -Solothurn- Swiss Alpine Club who were ski-touring in the Triftjiglets - Date : Sun, 13 Mar 2011 07:34:59 GMT+00:00

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