Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchen with Alpspitze and Zugspitze in September 2009
Garmisch-Partenkirchen with Alpspitze and Zugspitze in September 2009
Coat of arms of Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Schmid (Chr.Soziales Bündnis/Bürger für GAP e.V.)
Area
 • Total 205.66 km2 (79.41 sq mi)
Elevation 708 m (2,323 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 27,149
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 82467
Dialling codes 08821
Vehicle registration GAP
Website garmisch-partenkirchen.de

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a mountain resort town in Bavaria in southern Germany. It is the administrative centre of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the Oberbayern region, and the district is on the border with Austria. Nearby is Germany's highest mountain, Zugspitze, at 2961 m (9714 ft.). The Olympic Winter Games were held here in 1936.

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