Steingaden

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Steingaden
Pigrimage church Wieskirche
Pigrimage church Wieskirche
Coat of arms of Steingaden
Location of Steingaden within Weilheim-Schongau district
Steingaden in WM.svg
Steingaden is located in Germany
Steingaden
Steingaden
Steingaden is located in Bavaria
Steingaden
Steingaden
Coordinates: 47°42′N 10°52′E / 47.700°N 10.867°E / 47.700; 10.867Coordinates: 47°42′N 10°52′E / 47.700°N 10.867°E / 47.700; 10.867
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUpper Bavaria
DistrictWeilheim-Schongau
Municipal assoc.Steingaden
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Max Bertl[1]
Area
 • Total64.09 km2 (24.75 sq mi)
Elevation
763 m (2,503 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,928
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
86989
Dialling codes08862
Vehicle registrationWM
Websitewww.steingaden.de

Steingaden is a town and municipality in Weilheim-Schongau in Upper Bavaria, Germany. It is the site of the 12th-century Steingaden Abbey (Kloster Steingaden) and the Wies Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Geography[change | change source]

The community is in the Alpine foothills, on the border between Upper Bavaria and the Allgäu. The quarters (Ortsteile) of the municipality are Fronreiten, Ilgen, Lauterbach, Riesen, Urspring und Wies. Other villages and hamlets are Biberschwöll, Bichl, Boschach, Brandstatt, Butzau, Deutenhof, Deutensee, Egart, Engen, Gagras, Gmeind, Gogel, Graben, Hiebler, Hirschau, Illach, Illberg, Jagdberg, Karlsebene, Kellershof, Kohlhofen, Kreisten, Kreuzberg, Kuchen, Langau, Lechen, Lindegg, Litzau, Maderbichl, Moos, Oberengen, Reitersau, Resle, Sandgraben, Schlatt, Schlauch, Schwarzenbach, Staltannen, Steingädele, Tannen, Thal, Unterengen, Vordergründl, Wiesle und Zöpfhalden.

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.