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Wertach

Coordinates: 47°36′N 10°24′E / 47.600°N 10.400°E / 47.600; 10.400
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Wertach
Wertach
Wertach
Coat of arms of Wertach
Location of Wertach within Oberallgäu district
Wertach is located in Germany
Wertach
Wertach
Wertach is located in Bavaria
Wertach
Wertach
Coordinates: 47°36′N 10°24′E / 47.600°N 10.400°E / 47.600; 10.400
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictOberallgäu
Government
 • MayorEberhard Jehle
Area
 • Total45.63 km2 (17.62 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,695 m (5,561 ft)
Lowest elevation
885 m (2,904 ft)
Population
 (2022-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,768
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
87497
Dialling codes08365
Vehicle registrationOA
Websitewww.wertach.de

Wertach is a small town in the Oberallgäu district, southern Bavaria, Germany. It is in the German Alps. It is on the river Wertach, southeast of Kempten. The town was the childhood home of the writer W. G. Sebald. It was first mentioned in 955. It received town status in 1423. In March 2014, Eberhard Jehle became mayor [2]

Wertach im Oberallgäu

References[change | change source]

  1. Genesis Online-Datenbank des Bayerischen Landesamtes für Statistik Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011) .
  2. "Markt Wertach" (in German). Retrieved 25 February 2017.[permanent dead link]