Buchloe

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Buchloe
General view of the town
General view of the town
Coat of arms of Buchloe
Location of Buchloe within Ostallgäu district
Buchloe in OAL.svg
Buchloe is located in Germany
Buchloe
Buchloe
Buchloe is located in Bavaria
Buchloe
Buchloe
Coordinates: 48°2′15″N 10°43′30″E / 48.03750°N 10.72500°E / 48.03750; 10.72500Coordinates: 48°2′15″N 10°43′30″E / 48.03750°N 10.72500°E / 48.03750; 10.72500
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictOstallgäu
Municipal assoc.Buchloe
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Robert Pöschl[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total36.16 km2 (13.96 sq mi)
Elevation
627 m (2,057 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,406
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
86807
Dialling codes08241, 08246
Vehicle registrationOAL
Websitewww.buchloe.de
Central Buchloe in July.

Buchloe (German pronunciation: [buːxˈloːə]) is a community raised to town status in 1954, being in Ostallgäu in Bavaria. Together with the neighbouring communities of Jengen, Lamerdingen and Waal, Buchloe belongs to the Administrative Community of Buchloe.

Geography and transport[change | change source]

Buchloe is right on Bundesautobahn 96 (Munich–Buchloe–MemmingenLindau) with interchanges with Bundesstraße ("Federal Highway") 12 (Lindau by way of Munich and Passau to Philippsreut) and is known as the "Gateway to the Allgäu". Buchloe station is an important railway hub for traffic on the Munich–Kempten–Lindau route on the Munich–Buchloe and the Buchloe–Lindau lines (KBS 970) and on the Augsburg–Buchloe and the Buchloe–Memmingen lines with their IC services and direct services into Switzerland by EuroCity-Express.

References[change | change source]

  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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