Grafing

town in Bavaria, Germany

Grafing bei München (officially: Grafing b.München) is a town in the district of Ebersberg, Upper Bavaria, Germany.

Grafing bei München
Market square
Market square
Coat of arms of Grafing bei München
Location of Grafing bei München within Ebersberg district
Grafing bei München in EBE.svg
Grafing bei München is located in Germany
Grafing bei München
Grafing bei München
Grafing bei München is located in Bavaria
Grafing bei München
Grafing bei München
Coordinates: 48°3′N 11°58′E / 48.050°N 11.967°E / 48.050; 11.967Coordinates: 48°3′N 11°58′E / 48.050°N 11.967°E / 48.050; 11.967
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictEbersberg
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Christian Bauer[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total29.57 km2 (11.42 sq mi)
Elevation
522 m (1,713 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,805
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
85567
Dialling codes08092
Vehicle registrationEBE
Websitewww.grafing.de

GeographyEdit

Grafing is in the Munich Region, about 32 km (20 mi) southeast of the state capital, where the Urtelbach and Wieshamer Bach both empty into the Attel River. The distance is roughly the same to Rosenheim and Wasserburg am Inn. Nearby municipalities are the district capital Ebersberg about 4 km (2.5 mi) to the north, Glonn and Kirchseeon.

The town has the following traditional rural land units (Gemarkungen in German): Elkofen, Grafing b.München, Nettelkofen, Oexing and Straußdorf.

Grafing station, which is to the west of the town, has access to the Munich S-Bahn network, as well as to Regional-Express and Regionalbahn trains of the national Deutsche Bahn railway company on the Munich–Salzburg railway line opened in 1870. Here the Filzenexpress line branches off to Wasserburg, served by SüdostBayernBahn trains. There is also a station called Grafing Stadt in the town, which is served by the S-Bahn.

PicturesEdit

 
Grafing Brewery
 
Grafing market place
 
Oberelkofen church
 
Grafing Train station around 1900

Twin townsEdit

Grafing is twinned with:

Notable peopleEdit

  • Max Joseph Wagenbauer (1775-1829), landscape and animal painter / lithographer, royal court painter and gallery inspector
  • Josef Schuster (1906-1996), German weightlifter

ReferencesEdit

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

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