Berchtesgaden

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Berchtesgaden
An aerial image of Berchtesgaden.
An aerial image of Berchtesgaden.
Coat of arms of Berchtesgaden
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Berchtesgadener Land
Government
 • Mayor Franz Rasp (CSU)
Area
 • Total 34.78 km2 (13.43 sq mi)
Elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Population (2004-06-30)
 • Total 7,752
 • Density 222.89/km2 (577.27/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 83471
Dialling codes +49 8652
Vehicle registration BGL
Website berchtesgaden.de

Berchtesgaden (IPA: [bɛʁçtəsˈgaːdən]) is a municipality in the German Bavarian Alps. It is found in the south district of Berchtesgadener Land in Bavaria, near the border to Austria. It lies north of the Nationalpark Berchtesgaden.