Brienz

municipality in the canton of Bern, Switzerland

Brienz is a municipality of the administrative district of Interlaken-Oberhasli in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. It is on the northern shore of Lake Brienz.

Brienz
Coat of arms of Brienz
Coat of arms
Location of Brienz
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictInterlaken-Oberhasli
Area
 • Total48.0 km2 (18.5 sq mi)
Elevation
(Brienz village)
566 m (1,857 ft)
Highest elevation
(Schwarzhorn)
2,928 m (9,606 ft)
Lowest elevation
(Lake Brienz shore)
564 m (1,850 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,090
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Postal code
3855
SFOS number0573
LocalitiesKienholz, Axalp, Brienz
Surrounded byBrienzwiler, Flühli (LU), Grindelwald, Hofstetten bei Brienz, Iseltwald, Meiringen, Oberried am Brienzersee, Schwanden bei Brienz
Twin townsBrienz/Brinzauls (Switzerland), Tryavna (Bulgaria), Shimada (Japan)
Websitewww.brienz.ch
SFSO statistics
Brienz

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Brienz at Wikimedia Commons