Lungern is a region in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland. Lake Lungern is situated inside the region. Other than Lungern itself, the district incorporates the settlements of Bürglen, Kaiserstuhl and Obsee. The town of Lungern falsehoods 750 meters (2,460 ft) above ocean level in the most elevated part of the canton of Obwalden, on the eastern shore of the Lake of Lungern and at the foot of the Brünig Pass. It is the most astounding town of the Sarneraa-Valley, and is arranged in a bowl that is open just toward the north and is encompassed on every opposite side by steep and woody slants and shakes. The principal legitimate confirmation of Lungern's presence is contained in an assessment register for the ward of the cleric of Konstanz in Germany dating from the year 1275. It is specified as Lutigern furthermore as Lungern.