Lucerne

Lucerne is a beautiful small city in the heartland of , across the lake from Altdorf, where legend has it William Tell shot an apple off of his son's head.
Photo: Oschti, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a covered wooden footbridge spanning the river diagonally in the city of Lucerne in central . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Work of art
The , or the Lion of Lucerne, is a rock relief in Lucerne, , designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The Swiss Transport Museum or Verkehrshaus der Schweiz in Lucerne opened in July 1959 and exhibits all forms of transport including trains, automobiles, ships and aircraft) as well as communication technology. Photo: Johnw, Public domain.

Stadium
is a multi-use stadium in Lucerne, , completed in 2011. Photo: Chrisaliv, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a village and municipality in the district of Hochdorf in the canton of Lucerne in . Photo: Gürkan Sengün, Public domain.

Town
is a city and a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in . Photo: Tilman-AB, Public domain.

Suburb
is a former municipality, and now part of the city of Lucerne, in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in . is situated 3½ km west of Lucerne. Photo: DidiWeidmann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Lucerne

Latitude
47.0505° or 47° 3' 2" north
Longitude
8.3055° or 8° 18' 19.7" east
Open Location Code
8FVC3824+65
Population
81,300
United Nations Location Code
CH LUC
Elevation
437 metres (1,434 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 560719199
Geo­Names ID
2659811
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Luzern
  • Albanian: Lucerni
  • Albanian: Luzern
  • Arabic: Lucerne
  • Arabic: لوسرن
  • Armenian: Լյուցեռն
  • Armenian: Լյուցերն
  • Arpitan: Lutsèrna
  • Azerbaijani: Lüsern
  • Azerbaijani: Lütsern
  • Basque: Luzerna
  • Belarusian: Люцэрн
  • Bengali: লুসার্ন
  • Bosnian: Lucern
  • Bosnian: Luzern
  • Breton: Luzern
  • Bulgarian: Луцерн
  • Bulgarian: Люцерн
  • Catalan: Lucerna
  • Cebuano: Luzern
  • Chechen: Люцерн
  • Chinese: Luzern
  • Chinese: 卢塞恩
  • Chinese: 琉森
  • Chinese: 盧森
  • Chuvash: Люцерн
  • Croatian: Luzern
  • Czech: Lucern
  • Danish: Luzern
  • Dutch: Luzern
  • Egyptian Arabic: لوسرن
  • English: Lucerne, Switzerland
  • English: Lucerne LU
  • English: Luzern
  • Esperanto: Lucerno
  • Estonian: Luzern
  • Faroese: Luzern
  • Finnish: Luzern
  • French: Lucerne
  • Galician: Lucerna
  • Galician: Lucerne
  • Galician: Luzern
  • Georgian: ლუცერნი
  • German: Luzern
  • Greek: Λουκέρνη
  • Hebrew: לוצרן
  • Hungarian: Luzern
  • Icelandic: Luzern
  • Iloko: Lucerna
  • Indonesian: Luzern
  • Irish: Luzern
  • Italian: Lucerna
  • Italian: Medicago sativa
  • Japanese: ルツェルン
  • Javanese: Canton Lucerne
  • Kazakh: Люцерн
  • Korean: 루체른
  • Kurdish: Lucerne
  • Latin: Lucerna
  • Latvian: Lucerna
  • Lithuanian: Liucerna
  • Lombard: Lüzerna
  • Low German: Luzern
  • Luxembourgish: Luzern
  • Malay: Luzern
  • Marathi: लुत्सर्न
  • Min Nan Chinese: Luzern
  • Nauru: Luzern
  • Norwegian: Luzern
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Luzern
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Luzern
  • Occitan (post 1500): Lucerne
  • Occitan (post 1500): Lucèrna
  • Ossetian: Люцерн
  • Persian: لوسرن
  • Piemontese: Lucerna
  • Polish: Lucerna
  • Portuguese: Lucerna
  • Portuguese: Luzern, Lucerna
  • Pushto: لوزرن
  • Quechua: Luzern
  • Romanian: Lucerna
  • Romansh: Lucerna.
  • Romansh: Lucerna
  • Russian: Люцерн
  • Scots: Lucerne
  • Scottish Gaelic: Luzern
  • Serbian: Луцерн
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lucerne
  • Serbo-Croatian: Luzern
  • Sicilian: Lucerna
  • Silesian: Luzern
  • Slovak: Luzern
  • Slovenian: Luzern
  • South Azerbaijani: ار، سوئیس
  • Spanish: Lucerna
  • Swahili: Luzern
  • Swedish: Luzern
  • Swiss German: Lozärn
  • Tajik: Люсерн
  • Tamil: லூசெர்ன்
  • Tatar: Люцерн
  • Thai: ลูเซิร์น
  • Tibetan: ལུ་ཛེར་ན།
  • Tosk Albanian: Luzern
  • Turkish: Luzern
  • Ukrainian: Люцерн
  • Upper Sorbian: Lucerne
  • Uzbek: Luzern
  • Venetian: Luzerna
  • Venetian: Łuxerna
  • Vietnamese: Lucerne
  • Volapük: Luzern
  • Waray (Philippines): Lucerne
  • Welsh: Lucerne
  • Wu Chinese: 卢塞恩
  • Yiddish: לוצערן
  • Yue Chinese: 琉森

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