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Grafing bei München
Market square
Market square
Coat of arms of Grafing bei München
Location of Grafing bei München within Ebersberg district
Grafing bei München in EBE.svg
Grafing bei München is located in Germany
Grafing bei München
Grafing bei München
Grafing bei München is located in Bavaria
Grafing bei München
Grafing bei München
Coordinates: 48°3′N 11°58′E / 48.050°N 11.967°E / 48.050; 11.967Coordinates: 48°3′N 11°58′E / 48.050°N 11.967°E / 48.050; 11.967
Admin. regionOberbayern
 • Mayor (2020–26) Christian Bauer[1] (CSU)
 • Total29.57 km2 (11.42 sq mi)
522 m (1,713 ft)
 • Total13,936
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes08092
Vehicle registrationEBE

Grafing bei München (officially: Grafing b.München) is a town in the district of Ebersberg, Upper Bavaria, Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Grafing is in the Munich Region, about 32 km (20 mi) southeast of the state capital, where the Urtelbach and Wieshamer Bach both empty into the Attel River. The distance is roughly the same to Rosenheim and Wasserburg am Inn. Nearby municipalities are the district capital Ebersberg about 4 km (2.5 mi) to the north, Glonn and Kirchseeon.

The town has the following traditional rural land units (Gemarkungen in German): Elkofen, Grafing b.München, Nettelkofen, Oexing and Straußdorf.

Grafing station, which is to the west of the town, has access to the Munich S-Bahn network, as well as to Regional-Express and Regionalbahn trains of the national Deutsche Bahn railway company on the Munich–Salzburg railway line opened in 1870. Here the Filzenexpress line branches off to Wasserburg, served by SüdostBayernBahn trains. There is also a station called Grafing Stadt in the town, which is served by the S-Bahn.

Pictures[change | change source]

Grafing Brewery
Grafing market place
Oberelkofen church
Grafing Train station around 1900

Twin towns[change | change source]

Grafing is twinned with:

Notable people[change | change source]

  • Max Joseph Wagenbauer (1775-1829), landscape and animal painter / lithographer, royal court painter and gallery inspector
  • Josef Schuster (1906-1996), German weightlifter

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag" (in German). Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik. June 2022.

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