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Lake Lungern ( German: Lungerersee, also spelled Lungernsee or Lungerensee) is a natural lake in Obwalden, Switzerland which is named after the town Lungern on its shore. The lake is drained by the Sarner Aa river, which flows through the Sarnersee and into Lake Lucerne.What is the origin of the word Lungern?
The first legal proof of the existence of Lungern can be found in a tax register of the bishop of Konstanz, in Germany, which dates as old as the year 1275. In those days, it was mentioned was Lutigern, and sometimes even de Lungern.Where is Lungern-Schönbüel?
The family-friendly holiday region of Lungern-Schönbüel is on the Brünig Pass halfway between Lucerne and Interlaken. The beautiful scenery in the canton of Obwalden, with the emerald green Lake Lungern, appeals to walkers, water sports fans and lovers of nature and in winter provides a family-friendly skiing area.What is the population of the village of Lungern?
Nowadays the village of Lungern has about 2120 inhabitants. The population is stable, so there is a rise in the ratio of elderly to total population. In fact 17.5% of the total population of Lungern are of a pensionable age, compared with an average of 12% in the canton.