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
Location of Garmisch-Partenkirchen within Garmisch-Partenkirchen district
Garmisch-Partenkirchen in GAP.svg
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in Germany
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in Bavaria
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Coordinates: 47°30′N 11°5′E / 47.500°N 11.083°E / 47.500; 11.083Coordinates: 47°30′N 11°5′E / 47.500°N 11.083°E / 47.500; 11.083
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictGarmisch-Partenkirchen
Government
 • MayorThomas Schmid (Chr.Soziales Bündnis/Bürger für GAP e.V.)
Area
 • Total205.67 km2 (79.41 sq mi)
Elevation
708 m (2,323 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total27,149
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
82467
Dialling codes08821
Vehicle registrationGAP
Websitegarmisch-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.

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.

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