Balderschwang

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Balderschwang
Center of the village
Center of the village
Coat of arms of Balderschwang
Coat of arms
Balderschwang is located in Germany
Balderschwang
Balderschwang
Location of Balderschwang within Oberallgäu district
Balderschwang in OA.svg
Coordinates: 47°28′N 10°6′E / 47.467°N 10.100°E / 47.467; 10.100Coordinates: 47°28′N 10°6′E / 47.467°N 10.100°E / 47.467; 10.100
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Oberallgäu
Government
 • Mayor Konrad Kienle (CSU)
Area
 • Total 41.56 km2 (16.05 sq mi)
Elevation 1,044 m (3,425 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 350
 • Density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 08328
Vehicle registration OA
Website www.balderschwang.de

Balderschwang is a municipality in the district of Oberallgäu in Bavaria in Germany. It is home to the Balderschwang Yew, which may be the oldest tree in Germany.[2] It has a population of 219.[3] With an average of 2,450 liters per square meter per year, Balderschwang is the place with the most rainfall in Germany. [4]

Balderschwang Panorama

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  2. Fröhlich, Hans Joachim (2000). Alte liebenswerte Bäume in Deutschland (in German) (2nd ed.). Buchholz: Ahlering. ISBN 3-926600-05-5.
  3. "Statistikdaten - Bayern". Statistikdaten (in German). Retrieved 22/01/17. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "DW - Je mehr wetter desto besser" (in German).

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