Durach

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Durach
Heilig Geist church (Holy Spirit church)
Heilig Geist church (Holy Spirit church)
Coat of arms of Durach
Coat of arms
Location of Durach within Oberallgäu district
Durach in OA.svg
Durach is located in Germany
Durach
Durach
Durach is located in Bavaria
Durach
Durach
Coordinates: 47°42′N 10°20′E / 47.700°N 10.333°E / 47.700; 10.333Coordinates: 47°42′N 10°20′E / 47.700°N 10.333°E / 47.700; 10.333
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictOberallgäu
Government
 • MayorGerhard Hock
Area
 • Total20.72 km2 (8.00 sq mi)
Elevation
714 m (2,343 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total7,168
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
87471
Dialling codes0831
Vehicle registrationOA
Websitewww.durach-allgaeu.de

Durach is a municipality in the district of Oberallgäu in Bavaria in Germany.

The village came into international media attention in August 2008. A light aircraft hit power lines nearby. The pilot and passenger survived inside the plane dangling on power cables. They were rescued in front of cameras.[3]

Durach from the north

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  3. "Plane hits power lines". BBC News. 2008-08-18. Retrieved 2008-08-18.