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Oberstdorf village view
Oberstdorf village view
Coat of arms of Oberstdorf
Coat of arms
Oberstdorf is located in Germany
Location of Oberstdorf within Oberallgäu district
Oberstdorf in OA.svg
Coordinates: 47°25′N 10°17′E / 47.417°N 10.283°E / 47.417; 10.283Coordinates: 47°25′N 10°17′E / 47.417°N 10.283°E / 47.417; 10.283
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Swabia
District Oberallgäu
 • Mayor Laurent Mies
Elevation 815 m (2,674 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,697
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 87561
Website Official website

Oberstdorf is a municipality in southwest Germany. It is in the Allgäu Alps. Many people visit to go walking or skiing. It is one of the highest towns in Germany and is the town furthest south in Germany [2]. It is next to Austria.

There are several mountains with good views, like the Nebelhorn and Fellhorn. There are many cable-cars to reach the top of mountains around Oberstdorf. In the centre of Oberstdorf there is a large church, with a tall spire [3].

It is also home to several ski jumps, which are used for many competitions. They were also used in the 2016 movie Eddie the Eagle.[4]

Oberstdorf Ski Jump

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  2. "Official Oberstdorf Website".
  3. "Google Points of Interest".
  4. "IMDB - Film Locations".