Interlaken

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Interlaken
Coat of arms of Interlaken
Coat of arms
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBerne
DistrictInterlaken-Oberhasli
Government
 • ExecutiveGemeinderat
with 7 members
 • MayorGemeindepräsident
Urs Graf SPS/PSS
(as of March 2014)
 • ParliamentGrosser Gemeinderat
with 30 members
Area[1]
 • Total4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Elevation568 m (1,864 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total5,673
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Interlakener(in)
Postal code3800
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

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.

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  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 Interlaken at Wikimedia Commons Interlaken travel guide from Wikivoyage