Brienz

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Brienz
Coat of arms of Brienz
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Berne
District Interlaken-Oberhasli
Area[1]
 • Total 47.99 km2 (18.53 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 (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 3,080
 • Density 64.18/km2 (166.23/sq mi)
Postal code 3855
SFOS number 0573
Localities Kienholz, Axalp, Brienz
Surrounded by Brienzwiler, Flühli (LU), Grindelwald, Hofstetten bei Brienz, Iseltwald, Meiringen, Oberried am Brienzersee, Schwanden bei Brienz
Twin towns Brienz/Brinzauls (Switzerland), Tryavna (Bulgaria), Shimada (Japan)
Website www.brienz.ch
SFSO statistics

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

References[change | change source]

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Brienz at Wikimedia Commons Brienz (BE) in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.