Dießen am Ammersee

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Dießen an Ammersee
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Dießen an Ammersee
Location of Dießen an Ammersee within Landsberg am Lech district
Dießen am Ammersee in LL.svg
Dießen an Ammersee is located in Germany
Dießen an Ammersee
Dießen an Ammersee
Dießen an Ammersee is located in Bavaria
Dießen an Ammersee
Dießen an Ammersee
Coordinates: 47°57′N 11°6′E / 47.950°N 11.100°E / 47.950; 11.100Coordinates: 47°57′N 11°6′E / 47.950°N 11.100°E / 47.950; 11.100
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictLandsberg am Lech
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Sandra Perzul[1]
Area
 • Total82.64 km2 (31.91 sq mi)
Highest elevation
719 m (2,359 ft)
Lowest elevation
533 m (1,749 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total10,546
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
86911
Dialling codes08807
Vehicle registrationLL
Websitewww.diessen.de

Dießen am Ammersee is a municipality in Landsberg in Bavaria in Germany. It is on the shores of the Ammersee.

Geography[change | change source]

It is in the Bavarian Alpine Foreland. The town stretches from the shores of the Ammersee to the forested morainic hills of the Saale and Würm glaciation.

The town area consists of the market town of Dießen (with St. Georgen, Wengen, Ziegelstadel, Bischofsried and Seehof) and the former independent boroughs of Rieden (with Riederau, Bierdorf, Lachen, St. Alban and Romenthal), Dettenschwang (with Oberhausen, Unterhausen, Wolfgrub and Abtsried), Dettenhofen (with Pitzeshofen, Engenried, Hübschenried and Ummenhausen) and Obermühlhausen (with Oberbeuern, Unterbeuern and Schlöglhof).[3]

Sources[change | change source]

  • Weißhaar-Kiem, Heide (2010). Landkreis Landsberg am Lech. Landsberg am Lech: Landkreis Landsberg am Lech. pp. 170–179.
  • Schnurer O.P., M. Aquinata (1976). Heimatbuch des Marktes Dießen a. Ammersee. Diessen: Markt Dießen a. Ammersee. pp. 19–231.
  • Hugo, Josef Anto (1901). Chronik des Marktes und der Pfarrei Diessen. Diessen: Markt Dießen a. Ammersee. pp. 41–68.
  • Fried, Pankraz (1991). Aus Schwaben und Altbayern. München. pp. 122–124.
  • Schweizer, Bruno (1999). Das Dießener Heimatbüchlein. Dießen am Ammersee. pp. 4–48.

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