Brienz

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Brienz
Coat of arms of Brienz
Coat of arms
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictInterlaken-Oberhasli
Area
 • Total48.06 km2 (18.56 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])
 • Total3,080
 • 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 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 (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.