10 Interesting Facts About Lauterbrunnen


Facts About Lauterbrunnen:

  1. Lauterbrunnen is first mentioned in 1240 as in claro fonte. In 1304 it was mentioned as Luterbrunnen.
  2. Lauterbrunnen is a village and a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern.
  3. The village Lauterbrunnen has a population of 2,290.
  4. As of 2011, Lauterbrunnen had an unemployment rate of 1.9%.
  5. Lauterbrunnen featured in several scenes from the 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
  6. On 1 January 1973, the former municipality of Isenfluh merged into the municipality of Lauterbrunnen.
  7. On 31 December 2009 Amtsbezirk Interlaken, the municipality’s former district, was dissolved. On the following day, 1 January 2010, it joined the newly created Verwaltungskreis Interlaken-Oberhasli.
  8. Lauterbrunnen is located 795 metres above sea level.
  9. The Lauterbrunnen Valley is the Valley of the 72 Waterfalls, including the famous Staubbach and Trümmelbach Falls.
  10. Lauterbrunnen is a german speaking region of Switzerland. 
10 Interesting Lauterbrunnen Facts