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It is a statistical city and community in the county of Interlaken-Oberhasli in the Bern area of Switzerland. This is an important and well-known travel resort in the Bernese Oberland of the Alps and the most important traffic gate to the Alps and lochs of this area.
Situated on the Bödeli plain between Lake Brienz and Lake Thun in the eastern and western parts and along the Aare, which runs from one to the other. Interlaken's offical languages are the Suisse version of Interlaken's default grammar, but the primary one is the Algerian version of the Algerian Swiss-German dialogue. On the north shore of the Aare, Matten b. I. Süd, right next to Interlaken, in the middle of the day.
At 566 metres above sealevel, Interlaken lies between the Brienzersee in the eastern part and the Thunersee in the western part on the Auenland Bödeli. Its name derives from its geographic location between the laces (Latin for spa). While the Aare River runs from one to the other of the two seas through the city, the Lütschine River runs from the southern part of the mountain range into the Brienz region, but not through the community of Interlaken.
The Interlaken has a rather gentle, hot, humid continent atmosphere in winter (Köppen climatic class Dfb) when 0 C (32. 0 F) isothermal is used. While the summits of these hills are only open to climbers, a number of cable cars open up the Jungfraujoch, a 3,454 metre long pass between Jungfrau and Mönch, properly interpreted as Joch, the highest point in Europe that can be reached by rail.
The Harderkulm (1,321 m), directly in the northern part of the city, and the Schynige Platte (1,967 m), directly in the southern part, are nearer to Interlaken and can also be reached by train and offer a wide view of the higher heights. Lakes Thun and Brienz are both near the city, and the Aare River runs through the city from eastwards to westwards.
Brienz is the departure point for one of Switzerland's last steam-powered cable cars, the Brienz-Rothorn-Bahn. The Jungfrau Parc, an entertainment centre, lies just South of Interlaken. At Interlaken you will find a wide range of quality hotel options, many of which are along the Höheweg, a road that connects the cities with two train stops and overlooks the surrounding hills.
Further accomodations are around one of the two stops or on the other side of the lake in the neighboring community Unterseen. And Interlaken is also a target for packers. Interlaken Ost is not only the Thunersee Railway station, but also the final station of the Brünig Railway of the Zentralbahn to Brienz, Meiringen and Lucerne with forwarding to northeastern Switzerland.
BLS AG operates the shipping connections across Lake Brienz to Brienz and across Lake Thun to Spiez and Thun. Lake Thun ships sail from a wharf next to the Westbahnhof railway terminal, which is linked to Lake Thun by the Interlaken shipping channel. Berths on the Lake of Brienz are sailing from a wharf on the Aare near the Oststation.
The Interlaken region is linked via the A8 to Thun and Lucerne, with further links via other highways in Switzerland to the remainder of Switzerland. PostBus Switzerland runs public transport for urban and suburban buses, while STI public transport operators operate a suburban public transport to Thun. The Jungfrau Marathon will start in Interlaken in September.
Unspunnenfest is a celebration that takes place about every twelve years in Interlaken and the neighboring municipalities of Matten and Wilderswil. At the heart of the event are the festivals of Switzerland's cultural traditions and the Steinstossen (stone chipping), Schwingen (wrestling) and Jodeln (yodeling) contests. The Red Bull Air Race World Series took place on 15 July 2007 at the Interlaken International Park near Interlaken.
In summer the Greenfield Music Festival takes place on the edge of Interlaken. Agglomerations and isolated cities" (XLS) (en allemand et en français). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Federal Statistical Office. The Interlaken (municipality) in English, Spanish, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French en Italien in the Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, 2007-11-01. Barbara Studer: Interlaken (Kloster, Kreis) in English, Spanish, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French in the Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, 2008-01-23.
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Supply and demand of open enterprises in 100 municipalities by year, month and municipality" (en allemand, français, italien et anglais). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Federal Statistical Office. From Paris to Interlaken. Stocktaking KGS (in German). The Federal Office for Civil Protection. ikimedia Commons has medias that refer to Interlaken.
The Interlaken (municipality) in English, Spanish, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French und Italien in the Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, 2007-11-01.