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 2,961 metres (9,715 feet). 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
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
 (2021-12-31)[1]
 • Total27,249
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
82467
Dialling codes08821
Vehicle registrationGAP
Websitewww.garmisch-partenkirchen.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag" (in German). Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik. June 2022.

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