Garmisch-Partenkirchen

market municipality in Bavaria, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a mountain resort town in Bavaria in southern Germany. It is the administrative centre of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the Oberbayern region, and the district is on the border with Austria. Nearby is Germany's highest mountain, Zugspitze, at 2961 m (9714 ft.). The Olympic Winter Games were held here in 1936.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchen with Alpspitze and Zugspitze in September 2009
Garmisch-Partenkirchen with Alpspitze and Zugspitze in September 2009
Coat of arms of Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Coat of arms
Location of Garmisch-Partenkirchen within Garmisch-Partenkirchen district
Garmisch-Partenkirchen in GAP.svg
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in Germany
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in Bavaria
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Coordinates: 47°30′N 11°5′E / 47.500°N 11.083°E / 47.500; 11.083Coordinates: 47°30′N 11°5′E / 47.500°N 11.083°E / 47.500; 11.083
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictGarmisch-Partenkirchen
Government
 • MayorThomas Schmid (Chr.Soziales Bündnis/Bürger für GAP e.V.)
Area
 • Total205.66 km2 (79.41 sq mi)
Elevation
708 m (2,323 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total27,149
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
82467
Dialling codes08821
Vehicle registrationGAP
Websitegarmisch-partenkirchen.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.

Other websitesEdit

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