Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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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
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in Germany
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Coordinates 47°30′N 11°5′E / 47.5°N 11.08333°E / 47.5; 11.08333
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Bavaria
District Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Mayor Thomas Schmid (Chr.Soziales Bündnis/Bürger für GAP e.V.)
Basic statistics
Area 205.66 km2 (79.41 sq mi)
Elevation 708 m  (2323 ft)
Population 26,112  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 127 /km2 (329 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate GAP
Postal code 82467
Area code 08821
Website garmisch-partenkirchen.de
Location of Garmisch-Partenkirchen within Garmisch-Partenkirchen district
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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.

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