Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!


Index Lucerne

Lucerne (Luzern; Lucerne; Lucerna; Lucerna; Lucerne German: Lozärn) is a city in central Switzerland, in the German-speaking portion of the country. [1]

190 relations: Adligenswil, Africa, Aircraft, Albanian language, Alemanni, Alemannic German, Alsace, Alternative culture, Alternative rock, Americas, Apartment, Ash Wednesday, Asia, Association football, Austria, Auto AG Rothenburg, Basel, Basketball, Battle of Sempach, Bern, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Black Death, Bournemouth, Bus, Canton of Lucerne, Canton of Nidwalden, Canton of Obwalden, Canton of Schwyz, Canton of Uri, Cantons of Switzerland, Car, Carnival, Catholic Church, Central Switzerland, Chicago, Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland, Chronoswiss, Church of St. Leodegar (Lucerne), Cieszyn, Climbing, Comedian, Danse Macabre, Ebikon, EF Education First, Eidgenossenschaft, Emil Steinberger (actor), Emmen, Switzerland, Emmi AG, English language, Equestrianism, ..., Europe, Executive (government), Experimental rock, Fachhochschule, FC Luzern, FDP.The Liberals, Figure skating, FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships, FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, Folklore, French language, French Revolution, German language, Golf, Gotthard Pass, Green Liberal Party of Switzerland, Green Party of Switzerland, Guebwiller, Handball, Horse racing, Horw, House of Habsburg, Ice hockey, Illinois, Imperial immediacy, Indie rock, Insurrection of 10 August 1792, Italian language, Jean Nouvel, Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Kapellbrücke, Köppen climate classification, Kriens, Lake Lucerne, Languages of Switzerland, Left fielder, Legislature, Lion Monument, List of mayors of Lucerne, Littau, Locomotive, Louis XVI of France, Lucerne Cheese Festival, Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre, Lucerne District, Lucerne Festival, Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Lucerne railway station, Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Lugus, Luzern Allmend/Messe railway station, Luzerner Kantonalbank, Malters, Mardi Gras, Mayor, Mebibyte, Meggen, Mixed-use development, Murbach Abbey, National Council (Switzerland), Neuenkirch, Northern pike, Oceanic climate, Old Swiss Confederacy, Olomouc, Olten, Orchestra, Paris, Photo comics, Pilatus (mountain), Portuguese language, PostBus Switzerland, Potsdam, Precipitation, Primary sector of the economy, Proportional representation, Rail transport, Referendum, Reformation in Switzerland, Renaissance, Reuss (river), Rigi, Rose d'Or, Rotsee, Rudolf I of Germany, Rugby union, Schindler Group, Schwingen, Second War of Kappel, Secondary sector of the economy, Serbo-Croatian, Ship, Show jumping, Shrove Monday, Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Sister city, Skateboarding, Social Democratic Party of Switzerland, Softball, Spanish language, Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern, Spreuer Bridge, St. Gallen, State of the art, Suva (insurer), Swabian-Alemannic Fastnacht, Swimming, Swiss 2. Liga (ice hockey), Swiss Alps, Swiss Federal Railways, Swiss German, Swiss Guards, Swiss Life Arena, Swiss Museum of Transport, Swiss peasant war of 1653, Swiss People's Party, Swiss Standard German, Swiss Super League, Swissporarena, Switzerland, Tertiary sector of the economy, Timber framing, Toggenburg War, Track and field, Trolleybuses in Lucerne, Tuileries Palace, University of Lucerne, Unterwalden, Urban area, Valerie Adams, Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern, Volleyball, World Rowing Championships, World Rowing Cup, Yohan Blake, Zürich, Zentralbahn, Zug, 2021 Winter Universiade, 21st Century Symphony. Expand index (140 more) »


Adligenswil is a municipality in the district of Lucerne in canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Adligenswil · See more »


Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

New!!: Lucerne and Africa · See more »


An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

New!!: Lucerne and Aircraft · See more »

Albanian language

Albanian (shqip, or gjuha shqipe) is a language of the Indo-European family, in which it occupies an independent branch.

New!!: Lucerne and Albanian language · See more »


The Alemanni (also Alamanni; Suebi "Swabians") were a confederation of Germanic tribes on the Upper Rhine River.

New!!: Lucerne and Alemanni · See more »

Alemannic German

Alemannic (German) is a group of dialects of the Upper German branch of the Germanic language family.

New!!: Lucerne and Alemannic German · See more »


Alsace (Alsatian: ’s Elsass; German: Elsass; Alsatia) is a cultural and historical region in eastern France, on the west bank of the upper Rhine next to Germany and Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Alsace · See more »

Alternative culture

Alternative culture is a type of culture that exists outside or on the fringes of mainstream or popular culture, usually under the domain of one or more subcultures.

New!!: Lucerne and Alternative culture · See more »

Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

New!!: Lucerne and Alternative rock · See more »


The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.

New!!: Lucerne and Americas · See more »


An apartment (American English), flat (British English) or unit (Australian English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.

New!!: Lucerne and Apartment · See more »

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of prayer, fasting and repentance.

New!!: Lucerne and Ash Wednesday · See more »


Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

New!!: Lucerne and Asia · See more »

Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

New!!: Lucerne and Association football · See more »


Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.

New!!: Lucerne and Austria · See more »

Auto AG Rothenburg

Auto AG (Rothenburg) is a subsidiary of the Swiss haulage company Auto AG, which operates bus services linking the Swiss city of Luzern with its surrounding towns and villages.

New!!: Lucerne and Auto AG Rothenburg · See more »


Basel (also Basle; Basel; Bâle; Basilea) is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine.

New!!: Lucerne and Basel · See more »


Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.

New!!: Lucerne and Basketball · See more »

Battle of Sempach

The Battle of Sempach was fought on 9 July 1386, between Leopold III, Duke of Austria and the Old Swiss Confederacy.

New!!: Lucerne and Battle of Sempach · See more »


Bern or Berne (Bern, Bärn, Berne, Berna, Berna) is the de facto capital of Switzerland, referred to by the Swiss as their (e.g. in German) Bundesstadt, or "federal city".

New!!: Lucerne and Bern · See more »

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen (19 November 1770 – 24 March 1844) was a Danish sculptor of international fame, who spent most of his life (1797–1838) in Italy.

New!!: Lucerne and Bertel Thorvaldsen · See more »

Black Death

The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague, the Black Plague, or simply the Plague, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated people in Eurasia and peaking in Europe from 1347 to 1351.

New!!: Lucerne and Black Death · See more »


Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, long.

New!!: Lucerne and Bournemouth · See more »


A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

New!!: Lucerne and Bus · See more »

Canton of Lucerne

The canton of Lucerne (Kanton Luzern) is a canton of Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Canton of Lucerne · See more »

Canton of Nidwalden

The canton of Nidwalden, also canton of Nidwald (ˈnidˌvaldən) is a canton of Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Canton of Nidwalden · See more »

Canton of Obwalden

The canton of Obwalden, also canton of Obwald (ˈɔbˌvaldən) is a canton of Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Canton of Obwalden · See more »

Canton of Schwyz

The canton of Schwyz (/ʃviːt͡s/) is a canton in central Switzerland between the Alps in the south, Lake Lucerne to the west and Lake Zürich in the north, centered on and named after the town of Schwyz.

New!!: Lucerne and Canton of Schwyz · See more »

Canton of Uri

The canton of Uri (German: Kanton) is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation.

New!!: Lucerne and Canton of Uri · See more »

Cantons of Switzerland

The 26 cantons of Switzerland (Kanton, canton, cantone, chantun) are the member states of the Swiss Confederation.

New!!: Lucerne and Cantons of Switzerland · See more »


A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

New!!: Lucerne and Car · See more »


Carnival (see other spellings and names) is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.

New!!: Lucerne and Carnival · See more »

Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

New!!: Lucerne and Catholic Church · See more »

Central Switzerland

Central Switzerland is the region of the Alpine foothills geographically the heart and historically the origin of Switzerland, with the cantons of Uri, Schwyz, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Lucerne and Zug.

New!!: Lucerne and Central Switzerland · See more »


Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

New!!: Lucerne and Chicago · See more »

Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland

The Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland (Christlichdemokratische Volkspartei der Schweiz, CVP; Parti Démocrate-Chrétien, PDC; Partito Popolare Democratico, PPD; Partida cristiandemocratica Svizra, PCD) is a Christian democratic political party in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland · See more »


Chronoswiss is a Swiss watch manufacturer based in Lucerne.

New!!: Lucerne and Chronoswiss · See more »

Church of St. Leodegar (Lucerne)

The Church of St.

New!!: Lucerne and Church of St. Leodegar (Lucerne) · See more »


Cieszyn (Těšín, Teschen, Tessin) is a border town in southern Poland on the east bank of the Olza River, and the administrative seat of Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship.

New!!: Lucerne and Cieszyn · See more »


Climbing is the activity of using one's hands, feet, or any other part of the body to ascend a steep object.

New!!: Lucerne and Climbing · See more »


A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh.

New!!: Lucerne and Comedian · See more »

Danse Macabre

The Danse Macabre (from the French language), also called the Dance of Death, is an artistic genre of allegory of the Late Middle Ages on the universality of death: no matter one's station in life, the Dance Macabre unites all.

New!!: Lucerne and Danse Macabre · See more »


Ebikon is a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Ebikon · See more »

EF Education First

EF Education First (abbreviated as EF) is an international education company that specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degree programs, and cultural exchange.

New!!: Lucerne and EF Education First · See more »


Eidgenossenschaft is a German word meaning confederation.

New!!: Lucerne and Eidgenossenschaft · See more »

Emil Steinberger (actor)

Emil Steinberger (born 6 January 1933, Luzern) is a Swiss comedian, writer, director and actor.

New!!: Lucerne and Emil Steinberger (actor) · See more »

Emmen, Switzerland

Emmen is a village and municipality in the district of Hochdorf in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Emmen, Switzerland · See more »

Emmi AG

Emmi AG is a Swiss milk processor and dairy products company headquartered in Lucerne.

New!!: Lucerne and Emmi AG · See more »

English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

New!!: Lucerne and English language · See more »


Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, equus, horseman, horse), more often known as riding, horse riding (British English) or horseback riding (American English), refers to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses.

New!!: Lucerne and Equestrianism · See more »


Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

New!!: Lucerne and Europe · See more »

Executive (government)

The executive is the organ exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state.

New!!: Lucerne and Executive (government) · See more »

Experimental rock

Experimental rock (or avant-rock) is a subgenre of rock music which pushes the boundaries of common composition and performance technique or which experiments with the basic elements of the genre.

New!!: Lucerne and Experimental rock · See more »


A Fachhochschule (plural Fachhochschulen), abbreviated FH, or University of Applied Sciences (UAS) is a German tertiary education institution, specializing in topical areas (e.g. engineering, technology or business).

New!!: Lucerne and Fachhochschule · See more »

FC Luzern

Fussball-Club Luzern, commonly known as FC Luzern, or simply abbreviated to FCL, is a Swiss sports club based in Lucerne.

New!!: Lucerne and FC Luzern · See more »

FDP.The Liberals

FDP.The Liberals (FDP.Die Liberalen, PLR.Les Libéraux-Radicaux, PLR.I Liberali, PLD.Ils Liberals) is a liberal political party in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and FDP.The Liberals · See more »

Figure skating

Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice.

New!!: Lucerne and Figure skating · See more »

FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships

he FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championship is a double-gender international beach volleyball tournament for athletes under the age of 21.

New!!: Lucerne and FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships · See more »

FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour (known between 2003 and 2012 as the FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour for sponsorship reasons) is the worldwide professional beach volleyball tour for both men and women organized by the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).

New!!: Lucerne and FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour · See more »


Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.

New!!: Lucerne and Folklore · See more »

French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

New!!: Lucerne and French language · See more »

French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.

New!!: Lucerne and French Revolution · See more »

German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

New!!: Lucerne and German language · See more »


Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.

New!!: Lucerne and Golf · See more »

Gotthard Pass

The Gotthard Pass or St.

New!!: Lucerne and Gotthard Pass · See more »

Green Liberal Party of Switzerland

The Green Liberal Party of Switzerland (Grünliberale Partei der Schweiz, glp; Parti vert'libéral, pvl), abbreviated to glp, is a centrist Green liberal political party in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Green Liberal Party of Switzerland · See more »

Green Party of Switzerland

The Green Party of Switzerland (Grüne Partei der Schweiz; Les vertsParti écologiste suisse; I VerdiPartito ecologista svizzero; La VerdaPartida ecologica svizra; "The GreensSwiss ecological party") is the fifth-largest party in the National Council of Switzerland, and the largest party that is not represented on the Federal Council.

New!!: Lucerne and Green Party of Switzerland · See more »


Guebwiller (Guebwiller,; Alsatian: Gàwiller) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est currently in north-eastern France.

New!!: Lucerne and Guebwiller · See more »


Handball (also known as team handball, fieldball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.

New!!: Lucerne and Handball · See more »

Horse racing

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.

New!!: Lucerne and Horse racing · See more »


Horw (Swiss German: Horb) is a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Horw · See more »

House of Habsburg

The House of Habsburg (traditionally spelled Hapsburg in English), also called House of Austria was one of the most influential and distinguished royal houses of Europe.

New!!: Lucerne and House of Habsburg · See more »

Ice hockey

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.

New!!: Lucerne and Ice hockey · See more »


Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

New!!: Lucerne and Illinois · See more »

Imperial immediacy

Imperial immediacy (Reichsfreiheit or Reichsunmittelbarkeit) was a privileged constitutional and political status rooted in German feudal law under which the Imperial estates of the Holy Roman Empire such as Imperial cities, prince-bishoprics and secular principalities, and individuals such as the Imperial knights, were declared free from the authority of any local lord and placed under the direct ("immediate", in the sense of "without an intermediary") authority of the Emperor, and later of the institutions of the Empire such as the Diet (Reichstag), the Imperial Chamber of Justice and the Aulic Council.

New!!: Lucerne and Imperial immediacy · See more »

Indie rock

Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.

New!!: Lucerne and Indie rock · See more »

Insurrection of 10 August 1792

The Insurrection of 10 August 1792 was a defining event of the French Revolution.

New!!: Lucerne and Insurrection of 10 August 1792 · See more »

Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

New!!: Lucerne and Italian language · See more »

Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel (born 12 August 1945) is a French architect.

New!!: Lucerne and Jean Nouvel · See more »

Jesuit Church, Lucerne

The Lucerne Jesuit Church is a Catholic church in Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Jesuit Church, Lucerne · See more »


The Kapellbrücke (literally, Chapel Bridge) is a covered wooden footbridge spanning diagonally across the Reuss in the city of Lucerne in central Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Kapellbrücke · See more »

Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

New!!: Lucerne and Köppen climate classification · See more »


Kriens is a town and a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Kriens · See more »

Lake Lucerne

Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee, literally "Lake of the Four Forested Settlements", lac des Quatre-Cantons, lago dei Quattro Cantoni) is a lake in central Switzerland and the fourth largest in the country.

New!!: Lucerne and Lake Lucerne · See more »

Languages of Switzerland

The four national languages of Switzerland are German, French, Italian and Romansh.

New!!: Lucerne and Languages of Switzerland · See more »

Left fielder

In baseball, a left fielder (LF) is an outfielder who plays defense in left field.

New!!: Lucerne and Left fielder · See more »


A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.

New!!: Lucerne and Legislature · See more »

Lion Monument

The Lion Monument (Löwendenkmal), or the Lion of Lucerne, is a rock relief in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn.

New!!: Lucerne and Lion Monument · See more »

List of mayors of Lucerne

This is a list of mayors (Stadtpräsident) of Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and List of mayors of Lucerne · See more »


Littau is a former municipality, and now part of the city of Lucerne, in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Littau · See more »


A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

New!!: Lucerne and Locomotive · See more »

Louis XVI of France

Louis XVI (23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793), born Louis-Auguste, was the last King of France before the fall of the monarchy during the French Revolution.

New!!: Lucerne and Louis XVI of France · See more »

Lucerne Cheese Festival

The Lucerne Cheese Festival is a cheese festival held annually in Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Lucerne Cheese Festival · See more »

Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre

The Culture and Congress Centre in Lucerne (or KKL for Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern) is a multi-functional building with a concert hall that is esteemed for its high-profile acoustics.

New!!: Lucerne and Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre · See more »

Lucerne District

Lucerne District (Luzern) is a former Amt (administrative district) of the Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Lucerne District · See more »

Lucerne Festival

The Lucerne Festival is a series of classical music festivals based in Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Lucerne Festival · See more »

Lucerne Festival Orchestra

The Lucerne Festival Orchestra is an ad hoc seasonal orchestra, based at the annual Lucerne Festival in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Lucerne Festival Orchestra · See more »

Lucerne railway station

Lucerne railway station (Bahnhof Luzern) is a major hub of the rail network of Switzerland, in the city of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne.

New!!: Lucerne and Lucerne railway station · See more »

Lucerne Symphony Orchestra

The Lucerne Symphony Orchestra (Luzerner Sinfonieorchester) is a Swiss orchestra based in Lucerne.

New!!: Lucerne and Lucerne Symphony Orchestra · See more »


Lugus was a deity of the Celtic pantheon.

New!!: Lucerne and Lugus · See more »

Luzern Allmend/Messe railway station

Luzern Allmend/Messe is a Swiss railway station in the city of Lucerne.

New!!: Lucerne and Luzern Allmend/Messe railway station · See more »

Luzerner Kantonalbank

Luzerner Kantonalbank is the cantonal bank and the dominant retail banking group in the Swiss canton of Lucerne, with a market share of 50-60%.

New!!: Lucerne and Luzerner Kantonalbank · See more »


Malters is a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Malters · See more »

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday (known as Shrove Tuesday).

New!!: Lucerne and Mardi Gras · See more »


In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.

New!!: Lucerne and Mayor · See more »


The mebibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

New!!: Lucerne and Mebibyte · See more »


Meggen is a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Meggen · See more »

Mixed-use development

Mixed-use development is a type of urban development that blends residential, commercial, cultural, institutional, or entertainment uses, where those functions are physically and functionally integrated, and that provides pedestrian connections.

New!!: Lucerne and Mixed-use development · See more »

Murbach Abbey

Murbach Abbey (Abbaye de Murbach) was a famous Benedictine monastery in Murbach, southern Alsace, in a valley at the foot of the Grand Ballon in the Vosges.

New!!: Lucerne and Murbach Abbey · See more »

National Council (Switzerland)

The National Council (Nationalrat, Conseil national, Consiglio nazionale, Cussegl naziunal) is the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Switzerland, the upper house being the Council of States.

New!!: Lucerne and National Council (Switzerland) · See more »


Neuenkirch is a municipality in the district of Sursee in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Neuenkirch · See more »

Northern pike

The northern pike (Esox lucius), known simply as a pike in Britain, Ireland, most of Canada, and most parts of the United States (once called luce when fully grown; also called jackfish or simply "northern" in the U.S. Upper Midwest and in Manitoba), is a species of carnivorous fish of the genus Esox (the pikes).

New!!: Lucerne and Northern pike · See more »

Oceanic climate

An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.

New!!: Lucerne and Oceanic climate · See more »

Old Swiss Confederacy

The Old Swiss Confederacy (Modern German: Alte Eidgenossenschaft; historically Eidgenossenschaft, after the Reformation also République des Suisses, Res publica Helvetiorum "Republic of the Swiss") was a loose confederation of independent small states (cantons, German or) within the Holy Roman Empire.

New!!: Lucerne and Old Swiss Confederacy · See more »


Olomouc (locally Holomóc or Olomóc; Olmütz; Latin: Olomucium or Iuliomontium; Ołomuniec; Alamóc) is a city in Moravia, in the east of the Czech Republic.

New!!: Lucerne and Olomouc · See more »


Olten is a town in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland and capital of the district of the same name.

New!!: Lucerne and Olten · See more »


An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.

New!!: Lucerne and Orchestra · See more »


Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

New!!: Lucerne and Paris · See more »

Photo comics

Photo comics are a form of sequential storytelling that uses photographs rather than illustrations for the images, along with the usual comics conventions of narrative text and word balloons containing dialogue.

New!!: Lucerne and Photo comics · See more »

Pilatus (mountain)

Pilatus (also often referred to Mount Pilatus) is a mountain massif overlooking Lucerne in Central Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Pilatus (mountain) · See more »

Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.

New!!: Lucerne and Portuguese language · See more »

PostBus Switzerland

PostBus Switzerland (known as PostAuto Schweiz in Swiss Standard German, CarPostal Suisse in Swiss French, AutoPostale Svizzera in Swiss Italian and Auto da Posta Svizra in Romansh) is a subsidiary company of the Swiss Post, which provides regional and rural bus services throughout Switzerland, and also in France and Liechtenstein.

New!!: Lucerne and PostBus Switzerland · See more »


Potsdam is the capital and largest city of the German federal state of Brandenburg.

New!!: Lucerne and Potsdam · See more »


In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.

New!!: Lucerne and Precipitation · See more »

Primary sector of the economy

An industry involved in the extraction and collection of natural resources, such as copper and timber, as well as by activities such as farming and fishing.

New!!: Lucerne and Primary sector of the economy · See more »

Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.

New!!: Lucerne and Proportional representation · See more »

Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

New!!: Lucerne and Rail transport · See more »


A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal.

New!!: Lucerne and Referendum · See more »

Reformation in Switzerland

The Protestant Reformation in Switzerland was promoted initially by Huldrych Zwingli, who gained the support of the magistrate (Mark Reust) and population of Zürich in the 1520s.

New!!: Lucerne and Reformation in Switzerland · See more »


The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.

New!!: Lucerne and Renaissance · See more »

Reuss (river)

The Reuss (Swiss German: Rüüss) is a river in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Reuss (river) · See more »


The Rigi (or Mount Rigi; also known as Queen of the Mountains) is a mountain massif of the Alps, located in Central Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Rigi · See more »

Rose d'Or

The Rose d'Or (Golden Rose) is an international awards festival in entertainment broadcasting and programming.

New!!: Lucerne and Rose d'Or · See more »


The Rotsee is a natural rowing lake on the northern edge of Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Rotsee · See more »

Rudolf I of Germany

Rudolf I, also known as Rudolf of Habsburg (Rudolf von Habsburg, Rudolf Habsburský; 1 May 1218 – 15 July 1291), was Count of Habsburg from about 1240 and the elected King of the Romans from 1273 until his death.

New!!: Lucerne and Rudolf I of Germany · See more »

Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

New!!: Lucerne and Rugby union · See more »

Schindler Group

The Schindler Group is a manufacturer of escalators, elevators, and moving walkways worldwide, founded in Switzerland in 1874.

New!!: Lucerne and Schindler Group · See more »


Schwingen (from German schwingen "to swing"), also known as Swiss wrestling (French lutte Suisse) and natively (and colloquially) as Hoselupf (Swiss German for "breeches-lifting"), is a style of folk wrestling native to Switzerland, more specifically the pre-alpine parts of German-speaking Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Schwingen · See more »

Second War of Kappel

The Second War of Kappel (Zweiter Kappelerkrieg) was an armed conflict in 1531 between the Protestant and the Roman Catholic cantons of the Old Swiss Confederacy during the Reformation in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Second War of Kappel · See more »

Secondary sector of the economy

The secondary sector of the economy includes industries that produce a finished, usable product or are involved in construction.

New!!: Lucerne and Secondary sector of the economy · See more »


Serbo-Croatian, also called Serbo-Croat, Serbo-Croat-Bosnian (SCB), Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian (BCS), or Bosnian-Croatian-Montenegrin-Serbian (BCMS), is a South Slavic language and the primary language of Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.

New!!: Lucerne and Serbo-Croatian · See more »


A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.

New!!: Lucerne and Ship · See more »

Show jumping

Show jumping, also known as "stadium jumping", "open jumping", or simply "jumping", is a part of a group of English riding equestrian events that also includes dressage, eventing, hunters, and equitation.

New!!: Lucerne and Show jumping · See more »

Shrove Monday

Shrove Monday, sometimes known as Collopy Monday, Rose Monday, Merry Monday or Hall Monday, is a Christian observance falling on the Monday before Ash Wednesday every year.

New!!: Lucerne and Shrove Monday · See more »

Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor

Sigismund of Luxembourg (15 February 1368 in Nuremberg – 9 December 1437 in Znaim, Moravia) was Prince-elector of Brandenburg from 1378 until 1388 and from 1411 until 1415, King of Hungary and Croatia from 1387, King of Germany from 1411, King of Bohemia from 1419, King of Italy from 1431, and Holy Roman Emperor for four years from 1433 until 1437, the last male member of the House of Luxembourg.

New!!: Lucerne and Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor · See more »

Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

New!!: Lucerne and Sister city · See more »


Skateboarding is an action sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a skateboard, as well as a recreational activity, an art form, a entertainment industry job, and a method of transportation.

New!!: Lucerne and Skateboarding · See more »

Social Democratic Party of Switzerland

The Social Democratic Party of Switzerland (also rendered as Swiss Socialist Party; Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz, SP; Parti socialiste suisse, PS; Partito Socialista Svizzero; Partida Socialdemocrata de la Svizra) is a political party in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Social Democratic Party of Switzerland · See more »


Softball is a variant of baseball played with a larger ball (11 in. to 12 in. sized ball) on a smaller field.

New!!: Lucerne and Softball · See more »

Spanish language

Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.

New!!: Lucerne and Spanish language · See more »

Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern

The Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern (English: Top Athletics Lucerne) is an annual track and field meet that takes place in Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern · See more »

Spreuer Bridge

The Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrücke, formerly also Mühlenbrücke) is one of two extant covered wooden footbridges in the city of Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Spreuer Bridge · See more »

St. Gallen

St. Gallen or traditionally St Gall, in German sometimes Sankt Gallen (St Gall; Saint-Gall; San Gallo; Son Gagl) is a Swiss town and the capital of the canton of St. Gallen.

New!!: Lucerne and St. Gallen · See more »

State of the art

State of the art (sometimes cutting edge) refers to the highest level of general development, as of a device, technique, or scientific field achieved at a particular time.

New!!: Lucerne and State of the art · See more »

Suva (insurer)

The Suva, headquartered in Lucerne, is a public sector insurer and leading provider of health care coverage for employees in case of accidents in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Suva (insurer) · See more »

Swabian-Alemannic Fastnacht

The Swabian-Alemannic Fastnacht, Fasnacht (in Switzerland) or Fasnat/Faschnat (in Vorarlberg), is the pre-Lenten carnival in Alemannic folklore in Switzerland, southern Germany, Alsace and Vorarlberg.

New!!: Lucerne and Swabian-Alemannic Fastnacht · See more »


Swimming is the self-propulsion of a person through fresh or salt water, usually for recreation, sport, exercise, or survival.

New!!: Lucerne and Swimming · See more »

Swiss 2. Liga (ice hockey)

The Swiss 2.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss 2. Liga (ice hockey) · See more »

Swiss Alps

The Alpine region of Switzerland, conventionally referred to as the Swiss Alps (Schweizer Alpen, Alpes suisses, Alpi svizzere, Alps svizras), represents a major natural feature of the country and is, along with the Swiss Plateau and the Swiss portion of the Jura Mountains, one of its three main physiographic regions.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss Alps · See more »

Swiss Federal Railways

Swiss Federal Railways (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB, Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses, CFF, Ferrovie federali svizzere, FFS) is the national railway company of Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss Federal Railways · See more »

Swiss German

Swiss German (Standard German: Schweizerdeutsch, Schwyzerdütsch, Schwiizertüütsch, Schwizertitsch Mundart,Because of the many different dialects, and because there is no defined orthography for any of them, many different spellings can be found. and others) is any of the Alemannic dialects spoken in the German-speaking part of Switzerland and in some Alpine communities in Northern Italy bordering Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss German · See more »

Swiss Guards

Swiss Guards (Gardes Suisses; Schweizergarde) are the Swiss soldiers who have served as guards at foreign European courts since the late 15th century.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss Guards · See more »

Swiss Life Arena

Swiss Life Arena is an arena in Luzern, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss Life Arena · See more »

Swiss Museum of Transport

The Swiss Transport Museum or Verkehrshaus der Schweiz (literally "Transportation House of Switzerland") in Lucerne opened in July 1959 and exhibits all forms of transport, including locomotive, automobiles, ships, and aircraft) as well as communication technology. It is Switzerland's most popular museum. The museum also maintains a large collection of work by Hans Erni, a local painter and sculptor. There are several other attractions in the museum besides the collection.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss Museum of Transport · See more »

Swiss peasant war of 1653

The Swiss peasant war of 1653 was a popular revolt in the Old Swiss Confederacy at the time of the Ancien Régime.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss peasant war of 1653 · See more »

Swiss People's Party

The Swiss People's Party (Schweizerische Volkspartei, SVP; Partida populara Svizra, PPS), also known as the Democratic Union of the Centre (Union démocratique du centre, UDC; Unione Democratica di Centro, UDC), is a national-conservative and right-wing populist political party in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss People's Party · See more »

Swiss Standard German

Swiss Standard German (Schweizer Standarddeutsch), or Swiss High German (Schweizer Hochdeutsch or Schweizerhochdeutsch), referred to by the Swiss as Schriftdeutsch, or Hochdeutsch, is the written form of one of four official languages in Switzerland, besides French, Italian and Romansh.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss Standard German · See more »

Swiss Super League

The Swiss Super League (known as the Raiffeisen Super League for sponsorship reasons) is a professional league in the top tier of the Swiss football league system and has been played in its current format since the 2003–04 season.

New!!: Lucerne and Swiss Super League · See more »


Swissporarena is a multi-use stadium in Lucerne, Switzerland, completed in 2011.

New!!: Lucerne and Swissporarena · See more »


Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

New!!: Lucerne and Switzerland · See more »

Tertiary sector of the economy

The tertiary sector or service sector is the third of the three economic sectors of the three-sector theory.

New!!: Lucerne and Tertiary sector of the economy · See more »

Timber framing

Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction are traditional methods of building with heavy timbers, creating structures using squared-off and carefully fitted and joined timbers with joints secured by large wooden pegs.

New!!: Lucerne and Timber framing · See more »

Toggenburg War

The Toggenburg War, also known as the Second War of Villmergen or the Swiss Civil War of 1712, was a Swiss civil war during the Old Swiss Confederacy, that took place from 12 April until 11 August 1712.

New!!: Lucerne and Toggenburg War · See more »

Track and field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

New!!: Lucerne and Track and field · See more »

Trolleybuses in Lucerne

The Lucerne trolleybus system (Trolleybussystem Luzern) forms part of the public transport network of Lucerne, capital city of the canton of Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Trolleybuses in Lucerne · See more »

Tuileries Palace

The Tuileries Palace (Palais des Tuileries) was a royal and imperial palace in Paris which stood on the right bank of the River Seine.

New!!: Lucerne and Tuileries Palace · See more »

University of Lucerne

The University of Lucerne (UNILU; German: Universität Luzern) is a public university with a campus in Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and University of Lucerne · See more »


Unterwalden (Latinized as Sylvania, later also Subsylvania as opposed to Supersylvania) is the old name of a forest-canton of the Old Swiss Confederacy in central Switzerland, south of Lake Lucerne, consisting of two valleys or Talschaften, now organized as two half-cantons, an upper part, Obwalden, and a lower part, Nidwalden.

New!!: Lucerne and Unterwalden · See more »

Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

New!!: Lucerne and Urban area · See more »

Valerie Adams

Dame Valerie Kasanita Adams, (formerly Vili; born 6 October 1984) is a New Zealand shot putter.

New!!: Lucerne and Valerie Adams · See more »

Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern

Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern (VBL) (Lucerne Transit Agency) is the main provider of public transport in the Swiss city of Lucerne.

New!!: Lucerne and Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern · See more »


Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.

New!!: Lucerne and Volleyball · See more »

World Rowing Championships

The World Rowing Championships is an international rowing regatta organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation).

New!!: Lucerne and World Rowing Championships · See more »

World Rowing Cup

The World Rowing Cup is an international rowing competition organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation).

New!!: Lucerne and World Rowing Cup · See more »

Yohan Blake

Yohan Blake (born 26 December 1989), is a Jamaican sprinter of the 100-metre and 200-metre sprint races.

New!!: Lucerne and Yohan Blake · See more »


Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

New!!: Lucerne and Zürich · See more »


The Zentralbahn is a Swiss railway company that owns and operates two connecting railway lines in Central Switzerland and the Bernese Oberland.

New!!: Lucerne and Zentralbahn · See more »


Zug (Zug,; Zoug; Zugo; Zug; Neo-Latin Tugiumnamed in the 16th century), is an affluent municipality and town in Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and Zug · See more »

2021 Winter Universiade

The 2021 Winter Universiade, the XXX Winter Universiade, is scheduled for 2021 in Lucerne, Switzerland.

New!!: Lucerne and 2021 Winter Universiade · See more »

21st Century Symphony

The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra is a European orchestra.

New!!: Lucerne and 21st Century Symphony · See more »

Redirects here:

City of Lucerne, History of Lucerne, Lozärn, Lucern, Lucerne (Lucerne), Lucerne LU, Lucerne, Switzerland, Lucerner, Luczern, Luzern, Luzern (Stadt), Luzern, Switzerland, Spreuerbruecke, UN/LOCODE:CHLZN.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucerne

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »