Interlaken

resort town in the Swiss canton of Bern

Interlaken is a town and municipality in the administrative district of Interlaken-Oberhasli in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. It is an important and well-known tourist destination in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps, and the main transport gateway to the mountains and lakes of that region. In 2018, 5,610 people lived there.

Interlaken
Interlaken
Interlaken
Coat of arms of Interlaken
Location of Interlaken
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictInterlaken-Oberhasli
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 7 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Urs Graf SPS/PSS
(as of March 2014)
 • ParliamentGrosser Gemeinderat
with 30 members
Area
 • Total4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Elevation
568 m (1,864 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2][3]
 • Total5,606
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Interlakener(in)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
3800
SFOS number0581
LocalitiesIm Moos, Öli
Surrounded byBönigen, Därligen, Matten bei Interlaken, Ringgenberg, Unterseen
Twin townsScottsdale (USA), Ōtsu (Japan), Třeboň (Czech Republic)
Websitewww.interlaken-gemeinde.ch
SFSO statistics

The town is on the Bödeli between two lakes Brienz and Thun.

GalleryEdit

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.
  3. https://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/pxweb/de/; retrieved: 15 June 2020; publisher: Federal Statistical Office.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Interlaken at Wikimedia Commons   Interlaken travel guide from Wikivoyage