Biel is a city in northwestern Switzerland, located in the canton of Bern on the shores of the lake of the same name.
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Biel is located on the linguistic border between the German-speaking and French-speaking parts of Switzerland and is bilingual throughout its territory. Biel is the German name for the city, while Bienne is French. Often when a city is mentioned, a name from both languages is used simultaneously. Since January 1, 2005, the official name of the city has become Biel / Bienne (Biel / Bienne). Before that, the city was officially called Biel.