Traunstein

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Traunstein
Market square
Market square
Coat of arms of Traunstein
Location of Traunstein within Traunstein district
Traunstein in TS.svg
Traunstein is located in Germany
Traunstein
Traunstein
Traunstein is located in Bavaria
Traunstein
Traunstein
Coordinates: 47°52′N 12°38′E / 47.867°N 12.633°E / 47.867; 12.633Coordinates: 47°52′N 12°38′E / 47.867°N 12.633°E / 47.867; 12.633
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberbayern
DistrictTraunstein
Government
 • Lord mayor (2020–26) Christian Hümmer[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total48.53 km2 (18.74 sq mi)
Elevation
591 m (1,939 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total20,530
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
83278
Dialling codes0861
Vehicle registrationTS
Websitewww.traunstein.de
St. Oswald's Church, Market Square, Traunstein
View south towards the Alps from the Hochberg, Traunstein

Traunstein is a town in the south-eastern part of Bavaria, Germany, and is the administrative center of a much larger district of the same name.

Geography[change | change source]

The town is at the middle of a region called Chiemgau, about 11 km east of Lake Chiemsee between Munich and Salzburg, 15 km north of the Alps, and 30 km west of Salzburg.

Twin towns – sister cities[change | change source]

Traunstein is twinned with:[3]

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.
  3. "Städtepartnerschaften". traunstein.de (in German). Traunstein. Retrieved 28 February 2021.

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